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Say It Ain't So, Countrywide

Wowza. We knew the mortgage lenders had some pretty shady practices, but we didn't know it was this ridiculous. The Center for Public Integrity has an in-depth look at the level of subterfuge that went on with the Countrywide/Bank of America shenanigans. Here's one quote from the article: "...they found mock-ups that indicated to investigators that workers had, as a matter of routine, literally cut and pasted the address for one home onto an appraisal for a completely different piece of property." Click over for all the details. [IWatchNews]