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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.

2017 Third Quarter Report Issued

Report Cover 

  • A letter from the Special Inspector General about SIGTARP's efforts to strengthen banks through law enforcement (inside cover)
  • Recent changes to the Hardest Hit Fund take millions off the table that could be returned to taxpayers and increase the risk of fraud, waste and abuse (p.33)
  • An update on SIGTARP's efforts to investigate crime at financial institutions and the TARP housing programs (p.3)
  • An update on SIGTARP's audits and recommendations (p.21)
  • An overview of SIGTARP's oversight by TARP (p.45)


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

SIGTARP By The Numbers Infographic

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