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Truthdigger of the Week: Ex-TARP Investigator Neil Barofsky
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In late 2008, Neil Barofsky was appointed the Treasury Department’s investigator of the bank bailouts. In the time since, he has suffered dismissal and deprecation from his colleagues and the corporations they're supposed to regulate.Since he was appointed to investigate the bank bailouts in 2008, Neil Barofsky has suffered dismissal and deprecation from his colleagues and the banks they're supposed to regulate.

U.S. Buckles Down on Rate-Fixing Case

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The U.S. Justice Department has identified potential crimes committed by several big banks -- including Barclays -- and their employees amid a global investigation into the Libor scandal, in which financial institutions allegedly rigged interest rates.

Fed, Geithner Knew of False Libor in 2008

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The Federal Reserve and the U.S. government knew back in 2008 that Barclays was filing false reports about Libor, the interest rate that international banks charge one another for short-term loans, according to documents released Friday.

Crime of the Century
Robert Scheer

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Forget Bernie Madoff and Enron’s Ken Lay -- they were mere amateurs in financial crime.Forget Bernie Madoff and Enron’s Ken Lay—they were mere amateurs in financial crime.

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