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Posted on: Dec 12, 2010, Source: The Huffington Post Investigative Fund

Major financial institutions have spotted a sneaky, fresh money-making opportunity: profiting from the debts of distressed homeowners.

Posted on: Oct 18, 2010, Source: The Huffington Post Investigative Fund

Wall Street titans have found a new way to screw over the poor and middle class -- as surrogate tax collectors.

Posted on: Jun 6, 2010, Source: The Huffington Post Investigative Fund

Vicki Valentine lost the two-story brick row home after the city sold her debt to investors through a contentious and byzantine legal process called a "tax sale."

Posted on: Jan 26, 2010, Source: The Huffington Post Investigative Fund

As medicine goes digital, sensitive questions arise about access to online medical data.