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Mortgage Fraud in California a Game of Whac-A-Mole for Law Enforcement

February 27, 2013 | 10:51 am

Mortgage Fraud in California a Game of Whac-A-Mole for Law Enforcement

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In one widely publicized case, the owner spread possum urine around the house, turned up the heat and closed all the windows for a few days. Why?

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Controversial Mortgage Bailout Plan Relies on Eminent Domain Seizures

July 17, 2012 | 10:33 am

Controversial Mortgage Bailout Plan Relies on Eminent Domain Seizures

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By Matt Smith, The Bay Citizen Former San Francisco Mayor Willie Brown and a longtime business┬ápartner are among investors in a company drawing criticism for working with local government officials to take over and discount underwater mortgages. The plan gained impetus last month, when officials in San Bernardino County formed a joint powers authority to […]

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