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January 26, 2012

'Stealing Trust' screening event in Baltimore

If you haven't had your recommended daily dose of outrage, here's an upcoming source: The Maryland Consumer Rights Coalition is showing its "Stealing Trust" documentary at the Enoch Pratt Free Library's Central location in downtown Baltimore next Wednesday, Feb. 1.

The group's film focuses on local residents who lost their homes, savings "and even their capacity to trust others" through abusive financial practices. Some fought back.

The free screening, co-sponsored by St. Ambrose Housing Aid Center, the Baltimore Homeownership Preservation Coalition and the Maryland Department of Housing and Community Development, will include new details about foreclosure-prevention efforts and offer homeowners a chance to ask questions about the foreclosure crisis.

The event is scheduled for 6 p.m. The library is at 400 Cathedral St.

Posted by Jamie Smith Hopkins at 6:00 AM | | Comments (0)
Categories: Mortgage fraud/scams, The foreclosure mess

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About Jamie Smith Hopkins
Jamie Smith Hopkins, a Baltimore Sun reporter since 1999, writes about the regional economy. Her reporting on the housing market has won national and local awards. Hopkins is a Columbia native and has lived in Maryland all her life, save for 10 months spent covering schools in Ames, Iowa.
She trained to become a wonk by spending large chunks of time as a geek and an insufferable know-it-all.
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