Moore County Register of Deeds Judy D. Martin is warning citizens of a scam circulating the county.
Martin is informing the public concerning an Excessive Fees Alert offered by a company based in California.
Property Profile, Inc. “is mailing notices called a “Recorded Deed Notice” on recent property transfers and is offering to send copies of records related to property transfers for a processing fee of $86.00.”
Martin is urging citizens to disregard the notice because it is a scam.
The public needs to know the following Martin says:
Copies of property transfer documents are free electronically from the Register of Deeds website at: http://rod.moorecountync.gov
Copies can be obtained at 100 Dowd Street, Carthage, for 25 cents per page.
If you receive a “Recorded Deed Notice” and have questions, please do not hesitate to contact the Register of Deeds office at (910) 947-6370 or e-mail firstname.lastname@example.org
Also, if you have already sent money to this company, please contact the North Carolina Attorney General’s office at (919) 716-6000 or website athttp://ncdoj.gov
Picture of scam letter courtesy of Moore County.