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Resource ID: #24769
Subject: Corruption
Source: Beacon Journal (Akron, Ohio)
Date: 11/28/2010; 11/29/2010; 11/30/2010



The series digs deeper into the downfall of a well-known consumer lender, Fair Finance, in Akron, Ohio. The company's owners financed their expensive lifestyles by raising cash from unwitting Ohio investors. After a raid by the FBI, the company collapsed and lost $200 million coming from mostly middle class individuals and their organizations.

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