What Is It?
When someone illegally uses your property for financial gain.
How Does It Happen?
Someone records a fraudulent document in the County Land Records office, making it look like they own your home or property.
Should I Be Concerned?
Yes. According to the FBI, property and mortgage fraud is the fastest growing white-collar crime.
What Can I Do About It?
Your County Land Records office has teamed up to create a notification service:
PROPERTY FRAUD ALERT
Subscribe to Property Fraud Alert free of charge online, or call the Property Fraud Alert Hotline at (800) 728-3858
For further details, contact the Will County Recorder’s Office at (815) 740-4637