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Mortgage Broker Reveals Dark Side at Peet’s Coffee

Even as mortgage juggernauts Fannie Mae and Freddie Mac reported positive quarterly results for the first time since the real estate crash, there are still those in the rank and file evincing the same moral turpitude that precipitated the collapse in the first place. A reader sent in this observation, overheard at the Peet?s Coffee […]

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Wine Fraud Uncorked

A rose by any other name would smell as sweet, unless it?s the bouquet of a fine Bordeaux, that?s really a ?faux-deaux.? Like the imitation Gucci bag and the Rolex reduxes strapped on cheaper wrists, wine too has made a splash among counterfeiters as purveyors of bogus plonk have turned the cellars of the unsuspecting […]