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Jeff Thigpen, a registrar in Guilford County, N.C., shows a group of signatures on loan documents all "signed" by one person in Charlotte, N.C. Counties across the United States are discovering that illegal or questionable mortgage paperwork is far more widespread than first thought.

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    Counties across the United States are discovering that illegal or questionable mortgage paperwork is far more widespread than first thought, tainting the deeds of tens of thousands of homes dating to the late 1990s.

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  • "Because of these bad titles, property owners can't prove they own the properties they think they bought, and banks can't prove they had the right to sell them," says Jeff Thigpen, the registrar of deeds in Guilford County, N.C.

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  • Mr. Thigpen says his office received 456 more documents with suspect signatures from Oct. 1, 2010, through June 30.

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