Fraud Guard

Fraud Prevention & Monitoring
Fraud Guard is a tool that helps protect you or your business from becoming the victim of property fraud. It also can simply alert you to any property, mortgage or real estate activity in Clinton County associated with a name(s) that you select. Once you register for the free service, you will receive an email notice whenever the name you are monitoring is on a document being recorded in this county. A few reasons some people are using fraud guard:

  1. They are having financial issues (e.g., tax or foreclosure) related to property and want to be aware of any liens filed.
  2. They are going through divorce and want to keep track of any property changes.
  3. They have an elderly parent(s) and want to be aware of any major property changes.
  4. They are starting a construction project and want to know if any construction liens are filed in the process.

To activate this service you first must register on the Register of Deeds online search system and log in.