Wow, I mean WOW !!!! The gall of the forgerer ( That's not a word, I created it) . I always sign in blue, and if your state permits also sign in a different color. This is one dead give away to help you countered in court if you are ever summoned.
Thinking out aloud.
The root cause of this problem is that registar's have absolute zero liability to verify accuracy/ authenticity of docs.
Also there seems no standard as to how a lien is released. HOW DO U PREVENT FRAUDULENT LIEN RELEASES !!
State & National Land Title Associations need to come up with standards and help push legislations.
Here is one idea !!
Just like wire requests are double confirmed, could there be a new standard that the lien holder has a contact information in the lien record page to which the county registrar asks for confirmation of lien release or deny such a lien release ?