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Tatiana Rozova lost her apartment, Sergey Afanasyev lost his apartment and dream home, and Svetlana Batova lost her business. They all fell victim to the alluring offer of high-interest loans, placing valuable assets as collateral. Today, microfinance organisations seem equipped to lure anyone into their pit of deception. Despite numerous negative accounts of defrauded clients, people still borrow money from dubious firms. Watch the film to find out how these scams are systematically executed. How can one avert the threat these scammers pose to their assets?