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  • Newspaper Offers Needed Correction
    January 16, 2009
    The New York Times offered a needed correction today in regards to a December 25th article, which wrongfully characterized CRL’s work against prepayment penalties and the discussions between Mr. Martin Eakes, CRL’s CEO, and Mr. Herb Sandler. As the correction states, “Mr. Eakes and the Center for Responsible Lending have continued to oppose prepayment penalties generally, on both prime and sub-prime mortgages.”

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  • Forbes' Probe Gets It Wrong
    March 12, 2008
    The Columbia Journalism Review finds that a Forbes “probe” of CRL’s CEO Martin Eakes “can’t find any facts—not even one—that even remotely qualify as mud."

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