Bulletin: SA2012003

Date:
January 30, 2012
To:
All Issuing Offices
RE:
Special Alert - LandofAmerica Group Investments Corp., et al

Dear Associates:

Effective immediately, all issuing offices are instructed not to accept any orders or close any transactions involving the following names, entities or properties without the written approval of a Stewart Legal Services representative:

LandofAmerica Group Investments Corp.

Landamerica Investment Group Corp.

Gables Title & Associates, P.A.

Gables Title Group

DMG Title Group Services

Frederick Johnson, P.A.

Smith, Fredrick, Pillar, P.A.

Piedra & Sordo, P.A.

Paola Pelaez (Notary Public)

Luz Pons (Notary Public)

Janice Mannin

Judith Mannin

Hector Soler

Daniel Gomez de Rosas

Madelin Lorenzo a/k/a Madelin Gomez

Natallie Puertas

Arlene Puertas

5123 SW 7 Street, Miami, FL 33134

2230 SW 129 Ave., Miami, FL 33175

1501 SW 20th Ave., Miami, FL 33145

2435 SW 115 Ave., Miami, FL 33165

295 NE 89th St., El Portal, FL 33138

16861 NW 79 Pl., Miami Lakes, FL

Suspicious deeds, mortgage satisfactions and title insurance policies have been associated with the above names, entities and properties.  Some of the parties named above may be the victims of identity theft.

If you have any pending transactions involving any of these names, entities or properties, or if you have recently closed any transactions involving them, please contact the following Stewart Legal Services representative:

Mark G. Johnson
Vice President & Regional Underwriting Counsel
Southeast/Florida Region
Stewart Title Guaranty Company
3401 West Cypress Street
Tampa, FL 33607

Ph. 800-535-7842
Email: majohnso@stewart.com

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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:
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Underwriting Manual:
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Exceptions Manual:
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Forms:
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