Monday, November 21, 2011

Notary Nabbed In Nevada Criminal Robosigning Probe Cops Guilty Plea

From the Office of the Nevada Attorney General:

  • The Office of the Nevada Attorney General announced [] that Tracy Lawrence, 43, a local notary, has pled guilty to one count of notarizing the signature of an individual not in her presence, a gross misdemeanor in violation of NRS 240.155.

  • Notary fraud carries a potential jail sentence of one year and/or a fine of up to $2,000. "The case against Lawrence was based on an investigation by the Attorney General’s mortgage fraud task force which revealed that between 2005 and 2008, tens of thousands of fraudulent documents were filed with the Clark County Recorder’s office”, said Chief Deputy Attorney General John Kelleher. Lawrence pled guilty on November 14, 2011.

For the Nevada AG press release, see Office Of The Attorney General Announces Notary In Robo-Signing Scheme Pleads Guilty.

For the criminal charges, see State of Nevada v. Lawrence.

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