Florida county punishes BofA for failing homeowners

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Could a mere county government accomplish what the mighty federal government has seemingly been unable to do these past several months: Bring "too-big-to-fail" banks to their knees because of their failure to come to the aid of underwater homeowners seeking some sort of mortgage relief?

Maybe. It's certainly one heck of a try.

Broward County in Florida on Tuesday blocked Bank of America from helping to finance a downtown Fort Lauderdale courthouse, with one gutsy commissioner, Lois Wexler, saying, "I don't think that bad behavior should be rewarded," according to SunSentinel.com