Monday, November 22, 2010

Follow the $%&!

Litigators take note: here's a regulator sifting through a data dump from Ameriquest to try to find evidence of improper lending practices:
To sift through the enormous database of e-mails that Ameriquest provided, Cox tried several search strategies.  One of the best was to do keyword searches for profanities.  These called up some interesting exchanges.  One was an e-mail from a manager to his sales staff: "We are all here to make as much $%&!ing money as possible.  Bottom line.  Nothing else matters.
As we used to say in the Army, $%&!ing a-tall, buddy. 

That's from Michael W. Hudson, The Monster: How a Gang of Predatory Lenders ..." (damn,  my Kindle won't give me the full title).

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