Cortland County Clerk’s Office Launches New Fraud Alert System

This is a press release from Cortland County Clerk Elizabeth Larkin.

Today there is a justifiable concern that someone could steal your personal information and record or file documents in your name. The Cortland County Clerk is providing a valuable FREE new tool to help constituents protect their property and alert them of filings or recordings of public documents in their name.

With Fraud Alert you can sign up to receive notification whenever a public document such as a deed, mortgage, judgment, etc is recorded or filed under your name.

(Please note that there may be people who share the same name)

It is very simple to sign up for this service AND there is NO COST!

To sign up for Fraud Alert go to the Cortland County Clerk’s website at  Look for the Fraud Alert link and follow instructions to add your e-mail and name. A verification will be sent to your e-mail.

Documents can be viewed on line ( or at the County Clerk’s Office.