Possible fraud BEWARE!

For whatever its worth. I use binder clips. All docs and checks are on tve binder clip. I package it at home and take a picture. Less chance of loosing docs or checks.

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Wow! Thats not the first time I’ve heard that unfortunately :confused:

It is not fraudulent. I know who owns that signing service. Worded a bit weird, but not fraudulent

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Thats good to know! Thank you that makes me feel alot better.
Wording is everything and I know these signing companies have to deal with some irresponsible acts by notaries, but most of us care about our work quality.
At this point the threats can be over the top and to the point where they can send red flags to those of us who arent going to take chances in these situations…no matter how slow things are right now.

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Hmm, if you lose a check, if the signers cannot stop payment and replace it, someone should. I staple all of my checks to the order and copy it. They must have had lost checks in the past. It is a general statement “regardless” if money if due or not. If money is not due it clearly has that on the CD. I would not get all up about it.

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To me a lost check is a lost check. Whether $1k or $100k. A loss is a loss and you can be held reliable in the same manner regardless of the amount simply by accepting the job and marking it complete and successful. The value of the check is meaningless when it comes to liability and responsibility. If the deal doesn’t fund and settle, that’s what they would be suing for, and the amount of the check is already included in that.

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Definitely agree here. Wording is everything, and always look for those “red flags.” Food for thought: Confidence and comfort in what we do only enhances our “work quality.” Meaning, I always do my homework with due diligence, with the best of my ability prior to going to the client with questions or concerns. The last thing I want to do is give them the impression I don’t know what I am doing, or that their expectations aren’t clear (if I can help it). If they worded their request a little “weird” and I’m still “foggy” after doing my homework, I’m going “old fashioned” and picking up the phone. Then I follow up on any significant changes from my initial understanding to CMA.
Good post!

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Well put!
I wholeheartedly agree with your follow through! Taking peventive action is where its at👍
I’m so grateful for this platform and all the different options and perspectives!
I learned alot from this post and appreciate all the awesome information!

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As the Military saying goes, “I got your six!”

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That’s awesome! Much appreciated!

If you don’t make mistakes then it’s just a rule. I had a signer hand me a $275,000 check (made out to the Title Company) as I was walking out the door with their signed documents. Naturally, I crossed out the title company’s name and cashed it at the nearest check cashing kiosk…NOT. That just goes to show how much responsibility a signing agent must assume when they accept an assignment.

Oh my gosh that is ridiculous WOWOWOW

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It’s not “just a rule” if somebody makes a mistake and you can’t prove it wasn’t you.

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