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Eric and Lesley Rozak needed 7,000 for new windows and ended up losing their home
The Borrowers - Britain Deep in Debt
Sunday 28 January 2001
Reporter Sarah Powell
Producer Marc Sigsworth
Assistant Producer Rachel Morgan


Sarah Powell investigates why the law is failing to protect the most vulnerable borrowers. The programme reveals some of the unethical selling techniques which are used to sell loans to those with bad credit ratings.


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This is the Truro headquarters of the Mortgage Group
Britain Deep in Debt
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