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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 the interests of the America people.

State Housing Agencies Charged $3 Million in Unnecessary
Expenses to the Hardest Hit Fund

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Instead of helping struggling homeowners, TARP funds went to barbeques, employee bonuses, legal expenses, car allowances and other unnecessary expenses.


Banker Sentenced to Prison for Fraud Scheme at Bank Where TARP Suffered Tens of Millions in Losses

Taxpayers suffered a loss of $31.5 million on the TARP investment in PBI Bank along with missed dividend payments totaling more than $6.5 million

SIGTARP Investigations By the Numbers

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