Bulletin: SLS00140

Date:
January 30, 2003
To:
All Issuing Offices (including all International Operations)
RE:
Fraud Alert - Daniel A. Fragnito, JD, MD
Dear Associates:

Effective immediately, all policy issuing agents are instructed not to accept any orders or close any transactions involving the below listed individual unless approval has been received in writing from the Stewart Legal Services International Claims Counsel listed below.

Daniel A. Fragnito, JD, MD

If this individual has contacted your office, please contact Stewart Title Guaranty Company's Legal Services IMMEDIATELY.

Please contact:
Rebecca Rice, Esquire
Vice President & Senior Latin American Counsel
International Claims Counsel
Stewart Legal Services
Stewart Title Guaranty Company
1980 Post Oak Blvd., Suite 710
Houston, Texas 77056
(800) 729-1902
(713) 629-2248 FAX
EMAIL: rrice@stewart.com

For on-line viewing of this and other bulletins issued by the Stewart Family of Underwriters, log onto http://www.stewart.com. Once there, select "Title Agent" and then "Lender Alerts".

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:
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Related Bulletins:
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Underwriting Manual:
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Exceptions Manual:
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Forms:
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