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Federal Deposit Insurance Corporation

  • Blogs

    March 30, 2011

    Russell Simmons' Debit Cards: Capitalism Or Exploitation?

    ​Do you know what the last great consumer market is? It isn't iPad users. It's the opposite of your first instinct, people with disposable income. The last great consumer market, ladies and gentlemen, is the poor. And hip-hop mogul Russell Simmons knows this. He's launching a new pre-paid de ... More >>

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    April 2, 2009

    Mortgage Papers and Foreclosure

    It's easy for a homeowner's payments to fall through the cracks.

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    August 29, 2008
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    June 13, 2002

    In Search of the Sleuth

    Edmund J. Pankau trades on his hard-boiled private-eye image to attract clients and speaking engagements. To find out more about him, we resort to some Sam Spade work of our own.

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    July 6, 2000

    Correct-a-mundo

    Fumbling towards reality

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    May 13, 1999

    Coming to No Good End

    Undertaker Jay Herman shot his lover, Edwina Prosen, to death in 1991. That's the only thing he and her family have agreed on since.

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    August 27, 1998
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    December 4, 1997

    Bad Deal

    John Ballis was a crook. But he expected the federal government to keep its end of a bargain.

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    May 22, 1997

    Brothers of the Road

    'The I-69 "NAFTA Highway" is supposed to create thousands of jobs. Thanks to your tax dollars, it's already provided a very good one for the underemployed brother of Tom DeLay.

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    May 1, 1997

    Renaissance Play?

    Julio Laguarta makes a Fourth Ward purchase from a bankruptcy creditor and business partner

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    May 9, 1996
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    April 25, 1996

    Feature

    Headline:The Case Against Hurwitz In one of the last big S&L cases from the '80s, two federal agencies are pursuing Charles Hurwitz over the failure of united Savings. And for once, Hurwitz may have no place to hide.

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    March 21, 1996

    A Taxing Situation

    What are the penalties in Harris County's tax collection deal with Heard, Goggan?

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    January 18, 1996
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    August 24, 1995
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    August 17, 1995
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    February 9, 1995

    Plume Frazzled

    Something's going on beneath the surface of a deal to redevelop a west Houston shopping center

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    October 13, 1994

    CondoMania

    The FDIC steps in to unload the Huntingdon, federally subsidized home of the rich

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    June 30, 1994

    Food Fight

    The Landrys came to Houston with good food and good ideas. But a good family squabble let Tilman Fertitta step in and carve himself an empire.

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