Corrupt Notaries

http://www.google.com/imgres?imgurl=http://www.notarysantarosa.com/images/notary-public.jpg&imgrefurl=http://www.notarysantarosa.com/&usg=__vipaoLRX95QGz73fkk6lXBOUKgk=&h=397&w=400&sz=33&hl=en&start=0&zoom=1&tbnid=5TRuvPldI4lQXM:&tbnh=126&tbnw=127&ei=lPxCTZinGYSclgfW54D4Dw&prev=/images%3Fq%3Dnotary%26um%3D1%26hl%3Den%26sa%3DN%26biw%3D1015%26bih%3D546%26tbs%3Disch:1&um=1&itbs=1&iact=hc&vpx=749&vpy=60&dur=677&hovh=224&hovw=225&tx=208&ty=95&oei=gfxCTZ-OKoPbgQe79_2-AQ&esq=6&page=1&ndsp=18&ved=1t:429,r:5,s:0Being a notary public requires an exam, fees and licensing through the Department of State. With all these loops to jump through, getting your signature notarized is required on almost every court document submitted. A notary is required to authenticate someone’s signature on a particular document to ensure that the person who signed is the person described in the document. This is done by having the person sign right in front of the licensed notary public after obtaining photo identification from the person. Once the notary witnesses the person’s signature, he or she then signs a jurat and annexed a stamp with all their licensing information. But what happens when there is notary fraud? Should there be a requirement to check the status or existence of a notary’s license?… <Read More>