Aaron Glantz

a Peabody Award-winning journalist with California-based REVEAL and the Center for Investigative Reporting

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Two-time Peabody Award winner and finalist for the Pulitzer Prize.  Investigative reporter with California-based REVEAL and the Center for Investigative Reporting. Author of “Homewreckers: How a Gang of Wall Street Kingpins, Hedge Fund Magnates, Crooked Banks, and Vulture Capitalists Suckered Millions out of Their Homes and Demolished the American Dream” 

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In 2008, the subprime mortgage crisis cost hundreds of thousands of American families their homes. A small group of predatory lenders ultimately made billions.

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In 2008, the subprime mortgage crisis cost hundreds of thousands of American families their homes. A small group of predatory lenders ultimately made billions.

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Two years before the housing market collapsed in 2008, Donald Trump said, “I sort of hope that happens because then, people like me would go in and buy.” Well, people like him did.

How a small group of men made millions while the rest of us lost our homes

Two years before the housing market collapsed in 2008, Donald Trump said, “I sort of hope that happens because then, people like me would go in and buy.” Well, people like him did.

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