Dubious mortgage-modification firms like 21st Century Legal Services help homeowners renegotiate their mortgages, but only in exchange for big upfront fees. Steve Henn reports on how these companies rip off desperate homeowners, then disappear.
NYU Professor Lawrence J. White talks with Kai Ryssdal about the bailout of Fannie Mae and Freddie Mac, why the government plunged so much money into them, and how it can unwind from the mortgage giants.
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