Bulletin: NL000084

Date:
March 31, 2000
To:
All Region Managers, District Managers and Issuing Offices
RE:
Stewart Title Guaranty Company Antifraud Plan
Dear Associates:

Available through the references section at the end of this bulletin is a copy of Bulletin NL00073 which outlines Stewart Title Guaranty Company's ("STGC") Anti-Fraud Plan. STGC has an in-house Special Investigation Unit ("SIU") which conducts investigations into alleged fraudulent activities affecting it, its affiliates and agents.

If a fraud has been perpetrated against you or your agency, or if you become aware of any activity which you feel may constitute an effort to defraud your agency and/or STGC, please report the activity immediately to:

Patrick R. Thesing
Senior Vice President/Chief Claims Counsel
National Legal Department
1980 Post Oak Boulevard
Houston, Texas 77056
National: (800) 729-1902
Local: (713) 625-8225
Facsimile: (713) 629-2200
Email: Pthesing@Stewart.com

or you may leave an anonymous message by calling the Stewart Watchline at (800) 729-1900 Ext. 8090.

THIS BULLETIN IS FURNISHED TO INFORM YOU OF CURRENT DEVELOPMENTS. AS A REMINDER, YOU ARE CHARGED WITH KNOWLEDGE OF THE CONTENT ON VIRTUAL UNDERWRITER  AS IT EXISTS FROM TIME TO TIME AS IT APPLIES TO YOU, AS WELL AS ANY OTHER INSTRUCTIONS. OUR UNDERWRITING AGREEMENTS DO NOT AUTHORIZE OUR ISSUING AGENTS TO ENGAGE IN SETTLEMENTS OR CLOSINGS ON BEHALF OF STEWART TITLE GUARANTY COMPANY. THIS BULLETIN IS NOT INTENDED TO DIRECT YOUR ESCROW OR SETTLEMENT PRACTICES OR TO CHANGE PROVISIONS OF APPLICABLE UNDERWRITING AGREEMENTS. CONFIDENTIAL, PROPRIETARY, OR NONPUBLIC PERSONAL INFORMATION SHOULD NEVER BE SHARED OR DISSEMINATED EXCEPT AS ALLOWED BY LAW. IF APPLICABLE STATE LAW OR REGULATION IMPOSES ADDITIONAL REQUIREMENTS, YOU SHOULD CONTINUE TO COMPLY WITH THOSE REQUIREMENTS.

References

Bulletins Replaced:
None
Related Bulletins:
NL000073 Stewart Title Guaranty Company Anti-Fraud Plan
Underwriting Manual:
None
Exceptions Manual:
None
Forms:
None