Is signing foreclosure documents for others forgery?

by Kimberly Miller, Palm Beach Post
Sunday, January 15th, 2012

The Nevada attorney general calls signing another person's name on documents used to repossess a home "forgery" and a "scheme."

Michigan's attorney general launched a criminal investigation that includes whether "falsified signatures" were used in foreclosure cases.

But Theresa Edwards and June Clarkson were forced to resign their jobs as foreclosure fraud investigators for the Florida Attorney General's Office, in part, for referring to so-called "surrogate signing" as forgery.

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