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Scam warning from Collier and Lee Clerk of the Court

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Scam warning from Collier and Lee Clerk of the Court

By FOX 4 Staff. CREATED Aug 14, 2013

FORT MYERS, Fla. - A warning to residents of Lee and Collier County about a property deed scam.  Both Lee County Clerk of the Court Linda Doggett and Collier County Clerk of the Court Dwight Brock say a scam has surfaced involving a Delaware company.

Property Transfer Services, located in Wilmington Delaware, is sending property owners notices stating they should have a copy of their deed.  The company will provide it to them for a fee of $83.

Both Brock and Doggett want to remind homeowners they can receive a copy of their deeds, free of charge, by simply requesting one from their perspective offices.  Lee County residents can go to the Clerk's website and print a free copy as well.