With Regulators and Law Enforcement Focusing More on Mortgage Fraud, It's Imperative to Protect Your Operation
ALTA has provided three professional development sessions at the 2010 Annual Convention aimed at helping title insurance professionals learn the latest fraud trends, how to spot the fraud and how to prevent the fraud. This information will help differentiate your company from the competition and will prove to your clients you operate at a higher standard.
Register today to attend the Annual Convention, which is being held Oct. 13-16 at the Manchester Grand Hyatt in San Diego.
Now is the time to get the latest on mortgage fraud trends impacting the industry as more regulators including the National Association of Insurance Commissioners and law enforcement personnel are zeroing in on mortgage fraud. Here's a look at the fraud panels you can attend at this year's Convention:
Combating Current Real Estate Fraud Trends
Are you aware of how many fraud schemes exist in the market today? Are you aware that your company could be participating in fraud without knowing it? Join this session and learn about the latest trends in real estate fraud throughout the country and how title insurance insurers/companies are attempting to combat and avoid unknowing participation in such schemes.
Richard Carlston, Miller Starr Regalia
Scott Gicking, Federal Bureau of Investigation
Paul Perez, Fidelity National Financial
Kathy Cooke, Freddie Mac
Mark Budzinski, Old Republic National Title Insurance Company
Wave the Red Flag: Issues at the Closing
There are a potpourri of issues which can arise in conjunction with business referrals and conducting settlements, all of which can be "red flags" or warning signs that there may be something wrong. Join this interactive session and spot "red flag" issues while watching a short skit, which will address numerous potential fraud areas from RESPA and other Federal regulations, to bankruptcy and foreclosure, defalcations and claims within agencies and much more
Eric M. Schneider, First Class Title, Inc.
Roberta Schneider, Fidelity National Title Group
Herschel Beard, Marshall County Abstract Company
Polly Epting, Coffey County Land Title Co., Inc.
Tommy Bastian, Barrett Daffin Frappier Turner & Engel, L.L.P.
Natalie Lancaster, Stewart Title Guaranty Company
Minimize & Catch Fraud & Distinguish Your Business with Tools from ALTA
It's clear that fraud prevention is beneficial to your business and helpful during audits - but what are the best practices that you can put in place easily? This session answers that question by giving you solid solutions that you can easily incorporate into your operations. Learn how to use ALTA’s Standard Procedures and Controls, Standard Security and Privacy Guidelines and the Principles of Fair Conduct to set yourself apart from the competition.
Sandra Bell, First American Title
Mark Littlejohn, Stewart Title
Kevin Gauer, Old Republic National Title Insurance Company
Joshua Reisetter, Brookings County Abstract Co.
Greg Kosin, Greater Illinois Title Company
Alfred Santoro, Jr, Esquire Title Services, LLC
Take a look at the ALTA Annual Convention Registration Brochure online.