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Fidelity National Title says credit monitoring will deter mortgage fraud

Partnership with Experian provides clients with one year of free service

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Saying it will help detect mortgage fraud, Fidelity National Title Group plans to provide its customers with one year of free credit monitoring through a partnership with Experian Consumer Direct. Fidelity National Title Group, which includes Chicago Title, Ticor Title, Security Union Title and Alamo Title, plans to roll out the offering of Experian's CreditCheck Basic in California and Texas in the next few weeks, followed by other states where the company does business. Implementation of the program in some states may require regulatory approval, the company said. CreditCheck Basic provides a credit report, and daily monitoring of the report including e-mail alert notifications to inform customers of new inquiries, newly opened accounts, delinquencies, address change and public record items. Toll-free support from fraud resolution representatives and educational information also are included in the yearlong credit monitoring membership "We recognize that mortgage fraud and identity...