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North American Title Insurance Company is a seasoned title insurance underwriter that has been helping customers achieve the American dream of homeownership for more than 50 years. In the past several years, we have become known as the “underwriter next door,� because our associates are always easy to reach and our processes are, at all times, quick and straightforward. Our agency application process is fast and transparent for qualified agents. NATIC offers a one-hour underwriting response guarantee that is unparallelled in our industry. In addition, we value our agents based on their title industry knowledge and experience, not just on profits alone.

GAO to Study Bulk Sales of Government Information Containing Social Security Numbers

October 4, 2007

The GAO has been requested by Senator Chuck Schumer (D-NY) to conduct a study on the bulk sales of government information by state and local agencies containing social security numbers. They requested ALTA’s assistance in educating them on the title industry’s use of social security numbers and how they obtain information from government agencies. ALTA staff and Jay Sibley, President of Title Data, Inc. from Houston held a conference call with GAO staff yesterday. Sibley explained the use of government records and the effectiveness of using social security numbers as an additional identifier, especially on common names. We explained that many real property records no longer contain social security numbers, and offered our continued assistance.

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