Bulletin: SLS2018007

Date:
November 12, 2018
To:
All Region Managers, District Managers, and Issuing Offices
RE:
CLAIMS AVOIDANCE - Stewart Title Guaranty Company Anti-Fraud Plan

Dear Associates:

STGC has an in-house Special Investigation Unit ("SIU"), which conducts investigations into alleged fraudulent activities affecting it, its affiliates, and agents.   

If a fraud has been perpetrated against you or your agency, or if you become aware of any activity which you feel may constitute an effort to defraud your agency and/or STGC, please report the activity immediately to:

Susanne A. Hawkins
Associate Chief Claims Counsel
3700 Forest Drive, Ste. 525
Columbia, South Carolina 29204
National: (866) 444-9695/Local: (803) 748-9695
Facsimile: (803) 748-9739/ Email: suhawkin@stewart.com    

All reports are confidential and investigated. 

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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.

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