Delma Mercado Steals from the Poor to Pay Her Mortgage

Miami New Times | August 25, 2008
Like so many other Americans these days, Delma Mercado let her mortgage get the best of her. Unlike most other estados-unidenses, she dreamed up a seemingly rock-solid solution to her financial woes. One problem: It involved stealing rent from the poorest tenants in Hialeah, Fla.

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