According to the FBI Uniform Crime Report, Property and Mortgage Fraud is the fastest growing white-collar crime; with over 1,505,823 suspicious activity reports filed in 2011. The Galveston County Clerk’s office is here to help and protect the information and property of our community with the assistance of Property Fraud Alert, a free service for the residents of Galveston County.
Galveston County Clerk Dwight D. Sullivan is proud to announce this new notification service to all property owners in the county who can sign up either on-line or in our office. Residents who sign up for Property Fraud Alert will have the ability to include several names, personal or business, to be monitored the Galveston County Clerk's Office to track possible fraudulent activity.
Subscribers to this service will be notified by a method of their choosing when the name they have submitted to Property Fraud Alert is found on a document recorded in the Galveston County Clerk’s Office, allowing them to respond to a possible fraud in a timely fashion to minimize the damage and inconvenience of a fraudulently filed document.
For more information feel free to contact the Galveston County Clerk’s Office at (409)766-2200 or to sign up with this protection, click the link at the bottom of the page.