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Saving the American Dream: How to Protect Your Clients' Real Estate from Deed Fraud

Monday, October 16, 2017 | 6:00 p.m. - 9:00 p.m.

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CLE credit: NY: 3.0 professional practice
NJ: 3.4 general
CA: 3.0 general
PA: 2.5 general

This live program provides transitional/non-transitional credit to all attorneys.

$99.00 Member | $199.00 Nonmember
Small Law Firm Member: Member $59.00

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Homes and rental properties are being stolen and sold often with unknowing residents and sometimes true owners still residing in them. With the real estate market boom, deed fraud has become a low risk with very high reward financial crime. Indeed, the Empire State Building was briefly a victim of this same fraud not five years ago.

Business properties, multi-unit residences, commercial properties, and the zombie properties have all fallen victim to deed fraud all over the city. In fact the crime has become so pervasive that the New York City Sheriff had created a standalone Deed Fraud unit in Long Island City to handle nothing but deed fraud cases in 2014.

This course is designed to give your clients extra value in your protecting their property through astute legal counsel. This presentation will give you the subtle nuances that indicate that fraud is afoot or well underway concerning your client's holdings. You will learn in this highly interactive session the tricks of the criminals' trade and evolving fraud technique trends costing millions each year.

Title insurance does eventually cover your clients, but timely legal counsel and avoidance of its occurrence is far superior. Avoidance benefits both the defrauded buyer and the victimized true owner. This CLE presentation will put you on the leading edge of how it's done and how it's detected.

Who should attend? Any attorney involved in real estate and consumer transactions, as well as attorneys involved in prosecuting and defending fraud cases.

Program Co-Chairs:

Frank R. Dudis, Assistant District Attorney, King's County District Attorney's Office, Real Estate Frauds, Investigation Division

Richard K. Farrell, Assistant District Attorney, King's County District Attorney's Office


New York City Bar
42 West 44th St
New York, NY 10036


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10/16/2017 6:00 PM
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6:00 PM - 9:00 PM