Preventing mortgage fraud and identity theft is a top priority of your Rock Island County Recorder's office. The Recorder's office has made a conscious effort to be on the lookout for documents that may involve deed or mortgage-related fraud.
For your protection, consider subscribing to our free Property Fraud Alert website for real-time monitoring and notification of any potential fraudulent activity of interest to you. Your security does matter!
Be Informed! - Be Protected!
Unfortunately, it's all too easy for a criminal to record a fraudulent deed making it appear as if they now own your home.
Once they've done this, they can use your name as collateral on a mortgage or even attempt to sell your home to an unsuspecting buyer.
Don't let this happen to you!
To sign up for this free service, go to Property Fraud Alert and select "Begin Here" to register. The service will notify you if a document is recorded with your name and you will be given the option to be notified by "Email" or by "Phone". If you have any questions regarding this or are having trouble signing up, please call 800-728-3858 for assistance.