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A Former Mortgage Exec Speaks Out

Mar 16, 2012

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On today's show, we talk with a former manager at Countrywide Financial. Cynder Niemela describes what life was like inside the giant mortgage lender back in 2006. It's not pretty.

Mike Hudson, an investigative reporter with the Center For Public Integrity, is our special guest host for the show. He picked through the wreckage of the housing crisis and talked to dozens of people at big mortgage companies to find out what the mortgage industry was like back then.

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Subscribe to the podcast. Music: No's "The Long Haul." Find us: Twitter/ Facebook/ Spotify/ Tumblr. Update: Our interview with Cynder Niemla was recorded on Dec. 2, 2011.

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