» Subscribe Today!
The Power of Information
Home
The Ledger - EST. 1978 - Nashville Edition
X

Forgot your password?
Skip Navigation LinksHome > Article
VOL. 37 | NO. 11 | Friday, March 15, 2013




Secretary of State warns of real estate scam

Print | Front Page | Email this story

NASHVILLE (AP) — Secretary of State Tre Hargett is warning home buyers and sellers about a scam involving real estate titles.

According to the office's business services division, letters have been sent to at least eight real estate companies suggesting that there are claims against titles of more than two dozen residential properties.

The letters are postmarked from Portland, Ore., and claims they were submitted on behalf of an organization called "the French Trust." The letters threaten court action against anyone attempting to sell any of the listed properties.

Hargett said it was not immediately clear the motivation for sending the letters, but said the information in the letters is not true. He urged people to contact the business services division for assistance at 615-741-2286.

Follow us on Facebook, Twitter & RSS:
Sign-Up For Our FREE email edition
Get the news first with our free weekly email
Name
Email  
TNLedger.com Knoxville Editon
RECORD TOTALS DAY WEEK YEAR
PROPERTY SALES 0 0 0
MORTGAGES 0 0 0
FORECLOSURE NOTICES 0 0 0
BUILDING PERMITS 0 0 0
BANKRUPTCIES 0 0 0
BUSINESS LICENSES 0 0 0
UTILITY CONNECTIONS 0 0 0
MARRIAGE LICENSES 0 0 0