Part two of a two-part series. Read part one.
Monday, April 13, 2009 | Todd Lackner thought he had finally found someone he could tell about the bizarre real estate sales he had been tracking.
One night in December, he watched television footage of Rep. Darrell Issa, R-Vista, the ranking Republican on the Oversight and Government Reform Committee, grilling the executives of Fannie Mae and Freddie Mac, giant mortgage companies overseen by the committee.
“That’s who I should call — one of the biggest scams in the nation is happening down the street from his office!” Lackner remembers thinking.