Sex, Lies, and Subprime Mortgages


November 13, 2008: The article details the pervasive atmosphere of corruption among wholesalers which helped create the subprime mortgage crisis, including intimidation of whistleblowers and trading of sexual favors.

See Also

Sex Tropes



Game and Story Use

  • The mortgage crisis makes a good case study for a profitable industry that becomes more and more corrupt over time - and such an atmosphere of corruption is a great background for campaigns and adventures. Apply the same symptoms to any other industry which seems to be doing well - or rather, too well - in your setting.
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