Bulletin: NJ000092

Date:
October 01, 2004
To:
All Issuing Offices in New Jersey
RE:
FBI Fraud Alert Warning

Dear Associates:

This bulletin is to advise you, in accordance with Stewart Title Guaranty Company's ("Stewart") Anti-Fraud Plan, that the Federal Bureau of Investigation issued a Fraud Alert Warning. The text of this FBI warning is attached. Please review the companies, real properties and individuals listed and if you have had transactions involving any of them, call the state office and call Special Agent David S. Herr at 973-792-3317.

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The following is the text obtained from the Fraud Alert Warning issued by the FBI on 9/28/04.

F.B.I. FRAUD ALERT WARNING

Date: 9/28/04

Real Property:

10 Bertha Avenue, Union, NJ
131 Bailey Avenue, Hillside, NJ
132 Bailey Avenue, Hillside, NJ
132 Sunset Avenue, Newark, NJ
133 South 13th Street, Newark, NJ
136 Steuben Street, East Orange, NJ
14 Green Drive East, Hanover, NJ
16 Cross Street, Vauxhall, NJ
167 William Street, East Orange, NJ
1681 Raritan Road, Scotch Plains, NJ
17 Barry Street West Orange, NJ
17 Berkshire Place Irvington, NJ
196 Oxford Street Orange, NJ
205 East 7th Street Roselle, NJ
239 Mount Prospect Newark, NJ
305 Nesbit Terrace Irvington, NJ
32 Clinton Place Newark, NJ
34 Abbottsford Avenue Newark, NJ
348 Bradford Orange, NJ
39 Emerson Avenue East Orange, NJ
455 Lawnridge Road Orange, NJ
465 Norwood Street East Orange, NJ
48 Park Place Irvington, NJ
521 South 15th Street Newark, NJ
583 McChesney Orange, NJ
59 Saphire Franklin Park, NJ
592 Walnut Street Elizabeth, NJ
62 North 6th Street Newark, NJ
656 Court Street Elizabeth, NJ
713 Essex Avenue Linden, NJ
769 South 16th Street Newark, NJ
78 Mission Street Montclair, NJ
783 Elizabeth Street Newark, NJ
784 East Milton Rahway, NJ
81 South 12th Street Newark, NJ
83 Scheerer Avenue Newark, NJ
865 South 20th Street Newark, NJ
881-883 South 15th Street Newark, NJ
888 South 18th Street Newark, NJ
96 Hopkins Place Irvington, NJ

Companies:

R & J Property Management
604 Central Avenue
East Orange, NJ 07018

Individuals:

Joyce Kirkland
Hillside, NJ

The above listed addresses; listed company and listed individual are allegedly involved in an on-going mortgage fraud conspiracy.

ANYONE WITH REAL ESTATE TRANSACTIONS INVOLVING THE ABOVE ENTITIES IS REQUESTED TO CONTACT FBI SPECIAL AGENT DAVID HERR AT ONCE AT THE FBI NEWARK FIELD OFFICE, TELEPHONE 973-792-3317.

References

Bulletins Replaced:
None
Related Bulletins:
NL000084 Stewart Title Guaranty Company Antifraud Plan
Underwriting Manual:
None
Exceptions Manual:
None
Forms:
None