Cybersecurity & Fraud

Why Embezzlement Most Often Occurs at Small Businesses — and How to Prevent It From Happening to You

Written on June 26, 2017 at 11:11 am

A recent survey shows 80 percent of embezzlements occurred at small businesses. The latest statistics on fraud should send a big jolt of fear into small business owners. According to a 2016 embezzlement survey by HISCOX, a specialty insurance company, 80 percent of embezzlements occurred at small businesses — defined as those with less than 150 employees  Read More Read More...

Tips to Help Protect You From Real Estate Identity Fraud.

Written on May 23, 2017 at 3:09 pm

Ripoff Report Investigates: Tips to protect you from Deed Fraud from California’s Real Estate Commissioner: Wayne Bell, the Real Estate Commissioner of the State of California, explains what every property owner needs to know to prevent getting ripped off.  Watch the video here. Read More...

Help Prevent Wire Fraud Attacks

Written on May 17, 2017 at 12:16 pm

Title companies report 480% increase in wire fraud attacks. Learn more here. Read More...

Strong Sellers’ Market Sends Defect, Fraud, and Misrepresentation Risk Higher for Fourth Straight Month

Written on May 4, 2017 at 9:50 am

“Loan defect risk is concentrating in attractive local markets where housing demand is the strongest, primarily in the South,” says Chief Economist Mark Fleming. The First American Loan Application Defect Index showed that . . . Read the full article from First American Title Insurance (March 2017 Loan Application Defect Index). Read More...

Cybercrime Awareness

Written on March 10, 2017 at 5:02 pm

Watch video: Old Republic Presents Cybercrime (March 8, 2017) Read More...