Comptroller Diamond, along with Sergeant Bell from the Orange County Sheriff's Office Economic Crimes Squad will be hosting an informational session free of charge to the public regarding our new Property Fraud Alert Program.
According to the FBI, property and mortgage fraud is the fastest growing white-collar crime. The property fraud alert system helps to protect a person’s property from fraud by monitoring documents such as liens, deeds, and mortgages that are recorded in the Orange County official records.
By signing up for property fraud alerts, Orange County residents will receive notification by email or telephone whenever a document with their name on it is recorded in Orange County. This early notification can provide valuable time to stop criminals in their tracks. Reviewing property records is an important way for residents to protect themselves from fraud.