Gov't Code Section 405.022
Filing or Recording of Fraudulent Document
(a)If the secretary of state believes in good faith that a document filed with the secretary of state to create a lien is fraudulent, the secretary of state shall:
(1)request the assistance of the attorney general to determine whether the document is fraudulent before filing or recording the document;
(2)request that the prospective filer provide to the secretary of state additional documentation supporting the existence of the lien, such as a contract or other document that contains the alleged debtor or obligor’s signature; and
(3)forward any additional documentation received to the attorney general.
(b)For purposes of this section, a document or instrument is presumed to be fraudulent if the document or instrument is filed by an inmate or on behalf of an inmate.
(c)A presumption under Subsection (b) may be rebutted by providing the secretary of state the original or a copy of a sworn and notarized document signed by the obligor, debtor, or owner of the property designated as collateral stating that the person entered into a security agreement with the inmate and authorized the filing of the instrument as provided by Section 9.509 (Persons Entitled to File a Record), Business & Commerce Code.
(d)In this section:
(1)“Inmate” means a person housed in a secure correctional facility.
(2)“Secure correctional facility” has the meaning assigned by Section 1.07 (Definitions), Penal Code.
Section 405.022 — Filing or Recording of Fraudulent Document,