PROPERTY FRAUD ALERT FAQ
Yes, you can add a middle name after the first name in the same field. If you choose to do this, it is highly recommended that you subscribe again without the middle name.
Yes, if a document is recorded with any name you choose to monitor, you will receive an alert.
No, this service only alerts subscribers of documents being recorded in Nassau County’s official records.
Fraud can be committed in a number of ways by recording documents in public records. For example, someone can create a fraudulent document that will deed your home to them and then record that document in the official records.
- Visit the Property Fraud Alert registration page at the following link.
- Choose whether you would like to monitor a person’s name or a business name
- Enter the name you would like to monitor
- Enter the email address to send alerts
- Confirm email address
- Select Send Confirmation Email
- You may repeat the process to monitor additional names. If you entered an email address, you will receive a confirmation message.
Each email you receive with a notification has a disclaimer and an unsubscribe option at the bottom of the email.
- Visit the Property Fraud Alert page to sign up.
- Enter the personal or business name(s) to monitor.
- Provide the email address to send alerts.
- Add additional names by repeating the process.
- You will receive an alert promptly after any document is recorded in Nassau County matching the name(s) you chose to monitor.
- This alert allows you to be informed of any recording activity taking place and to take timely action if you determine the activity is fraudule
You may register as many names as you wish. There is no limit.
There is nothing that will distinguish one name from another. Therefore, a person with a common name like John Smith may receive alerts for documents recorded with the same name. View the document using the link provided in the email you receive to determine if the recorded document is relevant to you or your property.
No, simply register online using your internet browser.
The alert email will provide you with a direct link to the document in Nassau County’s official records. You can easily review the recording information and the image to determine if this document is of concern to you.
If you suspect you are a victim of fraud, contact the Nassau County Sheriff’s Office at 904-548-4087. You may also need to contact an attorney to determine whether you must take legal action to undo the fraudulent recording.
If the document is a lien, and you dispute the lien filed against your property, contact the lien filer.
The only information you need to provide is your first and last name, along with your email address.
Property Fraud Alert is a free service offered by the Nassau County Clerk of Court and Comptroller that alerts registered users via an email notification anytime documents are recorded in Nassau County’s official records. This notification does not apply to documents filed in court proceedings.
The Clerk’s office must record all documents that meet the requirements outlined in the Florida Statutes. If a document is properly executed and presented with payment, it is the responsibility of the Clerk’s office to record the document.
The Property Fraud Alert system is designed to send email notifications within 48 hours of a recorded land record document for registered users. The alert keeps you informed about any recorded documents on your property. Sign up today and start protecting your most valuable investments.
No. You will only receive a notification for the exact name(s) registered.