Bulletin: SA2014029

Date:
November 12, 2014
To:
All Issuing Offices
RE:
SPECIAL ALERT - Jiang Jiemin [Revised 02-16-15]

Dear Associates:

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

Jiang Jiemin, with a purported location in China

John Eaton

Suspicious checks drawn on a Canadian bank have been associated with the above name.

If you have any pending transactions involving a person using this name or if you recently closed any transactions involving a person using this name, please contact Stewart Legal Services.

As a reminder, before closing a transaction, all issuing offices must search the names of the parties to the transaction, including the seller, buyer/borrower, payoff lender, and new lender, using the Special Alerts database, which may be accessed at http://specialalerts.stewart.com/ or as a link from Stewart.com and/or Virtual Underwriter.

For on-line viewing of this and other bulletins, please log onto www.vuwriter.com.

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:
SA2014024 SPECIAL ALERT - Arkansas Counterfeit Check Scam
 
SLS2010013 Check Fraud Schemes
 
SLS2011005 Disbursement Practices: Good Funds vs. Collected Funds [Revised 04-27-12]
Underwriting Manual:
None
Exceptions Manual:
None
Forms:
None