Property Fraud Alert

Property Fraud Alert

Documentation Notification Program

Preventing mortgage fraud and identity theft is a top priority of your Sangamon County Recorder's office. The Recorder's office has made a conscious effort to be on the lookout for documents that may involve deed or mortgage related fraud. For your protection, consider subscribing to our "FREE" Property Fraud Alert website for real-time monitoring and notification of any potential fraudulent activity. Your security does matter!

Unfortunately, it's all too easy for a criminal to record a fraudulent deed making it appear as if they now own your home.

Once they've done this, they can use your name as collateral on a mortgage or even attempt to sell your home to an unsuspecting buyer.

Don't let this happen to you!

This service will notify you if a document is recorded with your name.

To sign up for this free service, go to: and click on "CONTINUE" to register. Complete the registration form and submit. You will be given the option to be notified by either "Email" or by "Phone". Or click on the link below to print the Property Fraud Alert form. When completed please mail the form to the Sangamon County Recorder's Office, 200 South 9th Street Room 211, Springfield IL 62701. If you have any questions regarding this or are having trouble signing up, please call 217-535-3151 or 535-3140 for assistance.

Property Fraud Alert Form