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Rajiv
10-18-08, 11:24 PM
BBC - The Money Trap - How the banks lure you into debt (http://news.bbc.co.uk/2/hi/programmes/panorama/5129514.stm)



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The Banking Code Standards Board is to investigate The Royal Bank of Scotland (RBS) after Panorama investigated debt-related suicides.

The programme heard from a whistleblower who broke the banking industry's code of silence.

A key decision maker with one of the main high street banks, she claimed that high street bank lending practices put profits before customers at every given opportunity in order to push borrowing.





Part1/5 9'16"



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Part2/5 9'04"



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Part3/5 8'58"



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Part4/5 6'58"



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Part5/5 6'02"



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Rajiv
10-28-08, 10:39 PM
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A series about the surge in consumer debt and the lenders who made it possible. (http://www.nytimes.com/interactive/2008/07/20/business/20debt-trap.html)

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