13 May 2016

Warning: Do Not Disburse Funds from Email Confirming Wire Instructions

13 May 2016,

Title and settlement agents should always be aware of fraudulent email schemes that attempt to divert escrow funds to unauthorized accounts. Now, there’s a […]

29 April 2016

Claims Corner: Owner’s Policy Protects Homeowner from Sewer Installation Lien

29 April 2016,

Type of Claim: Utility Liens, Charges and Assessments Facts: In 2006, Alice sought the installation of sewer and other utilities for a contemplated duplex. […]

15 April 2016

Cybersecurity Outlook and Tips to Protect Data

15 April 2016,

As the cybersecurity and data privacy landscapes continue to shift, the importance of companies in the title and settlement services industries to understand the […]

1 April 2016

Training Tips to Help Employees Spot Fraudulent Emails

1 April 2016,

  There are many steps title and settlement companies can take to thwart email schemes and potential account takeovers. To help prevent a business […]

26 February 2016

Claims Corner: The Value of Title Insurance for the Cash Purchaser

26 February 2016,

                      The Claims Corner is a TitleNews Online feature provided by ALTA’s Claims Committee, […]