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Bailout Watchdog

TARP Profit A Myth

The Huffington Post | Mark Gongloff | Posted 04.25.2012 | Business

Contrary to the Obama administration's claims, the bailouts of the financial and auto industries have not turned a profit for the U.S. government and ...

Shahien Nasiripour

One Company Responsible For Nearly Half Of All Permanent Mortgage Modifications

HuffingtonPost.com | Shahien Nasiripour | Posted 05.25.2011 | Business

Nearly half of the permanent home loan modifications under the government's plan to help troubled borrowers come from a single company that handles le...

Shahien Nasiripour

Bailout Watchdog: Shutting Down TARP To Be Tricky, Government Does Not Have Plan To Address 'Too Big To Fail'

HuffingtonPost.com | Shahien Nasiripour | Posted 05.25.2011 | Business

Of all the problems that plague TARP -- including its lack of transparency and disclosure, shifting goalposts, and an unclear purpose -- there's one t...

Stimulus Website Relaunched, Upgraded

Los Angeles Times | Joe Markman | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics

Reporting from Washington - Since February, when the government launched a website, Recovery.gov, to provide a window on the federal stimulus package...

Bailout Watchdog Warns Of Lack Of Oversight, Potential For Fraud

New York Times | EDMUND L. ANDREWS | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics

WASHINGTON -- The Treasury Department's most ambitious plans to rescue troubled banks -- partnerships between the government and private investors, ba...

Bailout Corruption: Feds Open 20 Criminal Probes Into Fraud, Insider Trading

Los Angeles Times | Ralph Vartabedian and Tom Hamburger | Posted 05.25.2011 | Business

Reporting from Washington and Los Angeles -- In the first major disclosure of corruption in the $750-billion financial bailout program, federal invest...

Bailout Watchdog Warren Draws Fire From Conservatives

politico.com | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics

Elizabeth Warren, the Harvard law professor charged by Congress with overseeing trillions in financial rescue funds, has a surprising secret weapon: D...

TARP Watchdog Finally Gets Expanded Authority

Project On Government Oversight | Posted 05.25.2011 | Home

After months of waiting, Neil Barofsky, the Special Inspector General for the Troubled Asset Relief Program (SIGTARP), will finally be given the resou...