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WASHINGTON – Two years after federal regulators first accused Fannie Mae of serious accounting problems and earnings manipulation to meet Wall Street targets, and the Securities and Exchange Commission ordered it to restate earnings back to 2001, Fannie Mae’s accounting nightmare apparently isn’t over yet.

While the company continues to investigate $11 billion in accounting problems it disclosed in March, it announced on May 9 that it had identified new errors in two areas. They involved transactions in its business of buying home mortgages from banks and other lenders and bundling them into securities, and the guaranty fees Fannie Mae charges the lenders.

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