PIPERATO’S WARNING

unnamedRockland County Clerk Paul Piperato advises property owners to beware of a deed copy scam. Piperato reports that the County Clerk’s Office has received calls from concerned property owners about communications that they’ve received from “New York Retrieval, Inc” offering to secure a certified copy of the deed to their property for a fee of nearly $60. This is about 10 times what it would cost to obtain a certified copy directly from the Clerk’s office, and non-certified images can be viewed for free online.