Thursday, March 19, 2015

Another Title Insurance Agent Faces Charges For Allegedly Looting Client Funds Intended For Real Estate Transactions From Escrow Account; Title Underwriter Left Holding The Bag For Over $700K

In Fort Myers, Florida, the Florida Department of Financial Services announced:
  • The Florida Department of Financial Services [] announced the recent arrest of former title agent Lana Dargai of Estero for stealing more than $705,000 in client funds intended for real estate transactions. As a result of her fraudulent actions, the underwriter for the funds was forced to cover the losses.

    An investigation by the Florida Department of Financial Services’ Division of Agent and Agency Services and Division of Insurance Fraud found that Dargai, doing business as Global Title Company, stole the funds from clients in May 2010 and August 2010. She faces up to 15 years in prison for first degree grand theft and fraud charges. Her title agent license has also been revoked.

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