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The Office of the Special Inspector General for the Troubled Asset Relief Program (SIGTARP) is a federal law enforcement agency that targets financial institution crime and is an independent watchdog protecting taxpayer dollars

2017 Second Quarter Report Issued

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  • In the Hardest Hit Fund's Blight Elimination Program, demolition costs have skyrocketed in Michigan and Ohio (p.31)
  • A letter from the Special Inspector General about SIGTARPs work on multiple fronts to conduct oversight, investigate wrongdoing, and ensure that homeowners get the assistance that Congress intended (inside cover)
  • An update on SIGTARP's efforts to investigate crime at financial institutions and in the ongoing TARP housing programs (p. 3)
  • An overview of SIGTARP's oversight by TARP program (p. 45)


Former RMBS Trader Sentenced to 2 Years in Prison, Fined $2 Million, for Securities Fraud

Victimized customers included a fund trading with taxpayer dollars, part of a TARP program that unlocked frozen credit markets during the crisis

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