Fraud

Wire fraud continues to be a serious threat to real estate industry, netting millions of dollars for cyber thieves every year. The best defense for potential victims is heightened awareness, but...

 

AMENDMENT TO RESPONSIBILITIES TO THE BUYER: WHAT BROKERS AND...

In a recent opinion, the Seventh Circuit Court of Appeals for the United States found an attorney who served as the sellers' attorney and who was the owner of the title company that closed...

297 Wis 2d 781, 728 NW2d 156 (Wis 2008)

Facts: Shannon Below (Below) purchased a house from Dion and Dana Norton (Nortons) in 2004. Shortly after purchasing the...

ATG’s System for Protecting Your Clients from Wire Fraud

Effective October 1, 2021, for Transactions Closing in Champaign Office

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EDITOR'S NOTE: ATG is reposting the American Land Title Association (ALTA) notice about two important items that the Consumer Financial Protection Bureau (CFPB) published Friday, July 7...

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What are the circumstances that could give rise to a mortgage rescue fraud? Consider this scenario:

An owner of a piece of mortgaged real estate finds him/herself in financial...

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