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The Miami Herald's Jack Dolan, Matthew Haggman and Rob Barry won one of the nation's most prestigious journalism awards for their stories last year revealing the state's failure to police Florida's troubled mortgage industry.
BORROWERS BETRAYED PART 1
During Florida's housing boom, state regulators allowed thousands of mortgage professionals with criminal records into the industry -- costing consumers millions.
BORROWERS BETRAYED PART 2
Gary Kafka, former body builder with a long rap sheet and violent past, wrote millions of dollars in mortgages in South Florida without ever applying for a state license.
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