from: Yahoo! NEWS –They Warned US About the Mortgage Crisis
By Robert Berner and Brian Grow Mon Oct 13, 8:08 AM ET  ~ “Note” For unknown reasons, Yahoo News has pulled this story.

More than five years ago, in April 2003, the attorneys general of two small states traveled to Washington with a stern warning for the nation’s top bank regulator. Sitting in the spacious Office of the Comptroller of the Currency, with its panoramic view of the capital, the AGs from North Carolina and Iowa said lenders were pushing increasingly risky mortgages. Their host, John D. Hawke Jr., expressed skepticism Read More→