Bulletin: NJ000074

Date:
May 09, 2003
To:
All Issuing Offices in New Jersey
RE:
UPDATED - FBI Fraud Alert Warning - 5/7/03

Dear Associates:

In accordance with Stewart Title Guaranty Company's ("Stewart") Anti-Fraud Plan, on April 10, 2003, Bulletin NJ000072 was issued in response to an FBI Fraud Alert Warning. The FBI recently issued an UPDATED Fraud Alert Warning, which provides additional information. This Bulletin replaces NJ000072 in order to incorporate the FBI's updated warning, the text of which is attached. Please review the companies, real properties and individuals listed and if you have had transactions involving any of them, call Richard Najarian in the New Jersey state office, at 973-257-5690 and call Special Agent Sean McCarthy at 973-792-3315.

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The following is the text obtained from the UPDATED Fraud Alert Warning issued by the FBI on 5/7/03.

Updated Fraud Alert Warning

Date: 5/7/03 (originally issued 4/7/03)

Please be aware that the following companies/individuals/addresses are believed to be engaged in fraudulent activities:

The following additional information represents updated information:

REAL PROPERTY:

Alpine, NJ

935 Closter Dock Road

Brigantine, NJ

1313 Brigantine Ave.

Saddle River, NJ

29 West Church Road

INDIVIDUALS:

Darnell Barber

Terry Sanders

COMPANIES:

MS FINANCIAL SERVICES, INC.

DANIEL ELLIS
BRENDA RICKARD
15 Bloomfield Avenue
Verona, NJ

DIAMOND STAR FINANCIAL MORTGAGE COMPANY

NICHOLAS INFANTINO, Pres
JAMILA DAVIS
1 Bridge Plaza North
Suite 120
Fort Lee, NJ

NEW LIFE INVESTMENTS

21 Schaffer Road, Alpine, NJ
497 Piermont, Cresskill, NJ
60 Evergreen Place, East Orange, NJ

FINANCIAL INDEPENDENT SERVICES

ARISMA THEODORE, ACCOUNTANT

1470 Flatbush Avenue
Brooklyn, NY 11210

Updated Fraud Alert Warning

REAL PROPERTY:

Alpine, NJ

2 Cassandra Drive
7 Cassandra Drive
15 Schaffer Road
21 Schaffer Road

Creskill, NJ

497 Piermont Road
Saddle River, NJ
66 Chestnut Ridge Road
133 Chestnut Ridge Road
21 Christopher Place
71 Woodcliff Lake Road

Teaneck, NJ

255 East Forest Avenue

INDIVIDUALS:

Nicholas C. Infantino
Jamila Davis, aka Jamila Baker
Akinyele Adams
Charles Stanton
Jamila Stanton
Carl DiMasi
Edward Nickens
Brian Togneri
Anel Mendez
Necker Jean
Anton Duckett
Brandi Mohammed
Thomas Goldson
Jamil Ingram
Shaheer Williams
Dushawn Williams
David Solomon
Arisma Theordore

ANYONE WITH REAL ESTATE TRANSACTIONS INVOLVING THE ABOVE ENTITIES IS REQUESTED TO CONTACT FBI SPECIAL AGENT SEAN MCCARTHY AT 973-792-3315.

References

Bulletins Replaced:
NJ000072 This Bulletin has been replaced by NJ000074.
Related Bulletins:
NL000084 Stewart Title Guaranty Company Antifraud Plan
Underwriting Manual:
None
Exceptions Manual:
None
Forms:
None