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Wall Street's Sneaky New Way to Make Bank from Struggling Homeowners
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.
Wall Street Is the New Tax Collector? Governments Relinquish Taxation Powers to Big Banks
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.
Woman Sees Her Home Confiscated Over a Water Bill
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."
As Health Files Go Digital, Patients May Spot Unpleasant Surprises
Posted on: Jan 26, 2010, Source: The Huffington Post Investigative Fund
As medicine goes digital, sensitive questions arise about access to online medical data.
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