If you own a property in Charlotte County, this new and important service can help protect your property or business from fraud. The Charlotte County Clerk’s Office recently launched their new Fraud Alert Program, This totally free service to Charlotte County property owners, notifies you anytime a document is recorded using your name or business name.
According to the FBI, property and mortgage fraud is one of the fastest growing white collar crimes in the U.S. Alarmingly, Florida ranks number three in the nation for this type of fraud.
How it Works
When a document is recorded using your name, you will be notified by email to alert you. This will allow you to verify whether the activity was initiated by you or by someone else attempting to commit property fraud. If you believe you are a victim of property fraud, you are urged to contact law enforcement.
Sign Up Today
Protect your most valuable assets – your home and business – from potential fraud by signing up today for this FREE program online at https://or.co.charlotte.fl.us/recording/Fraudalert.