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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.

SIGTARP works across jurisdictions to investigate all organizations and individuals involved in TARP programs. Our analytical, experience-based approach identifies hidden crime and we work with the U.S. Department of Justice to hold accountable individuals and financial institutions that break the law. SIGTARP audits protect taxpayer dollars while improving TARP programs.

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VIOLATING FEDERAL COST REGULATIONS, STATE HOUSING AGENCIES CHARGED MORE THAN $400,000 IN PROHIBITED TRAVEL...

The goal of the Hardest Hit Fund (HHF) is to prevent foreclosures. It acts as a temporary safety net so unemployed or underemployed working class Americans can save their homes.
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FINAL DEFENDENT SENTENCED IN PIERCE COMMERCIAL MORTGAGE FRAUD INVESTIGATION

The final defendant in a long running investigation of mortgage fraud at Pierce Commercial Bank was sentenced today in U.S. District Court in Tacoma, announced Special Inspector General for the Troubled Asset Relief Program Christy Goldsmith Romero and U.S. Attorney Annette L. Hayes. Between 2005 and 2008, Ben Leske, 40, of Puyallup, worked as a loan officer for PC Bank Home Loans, a division of Pierce Commercial Bank. Leske pleaded guilty in May 2017, to making false statements on loan applications.

ALLY FINANCIAL AGREES TO PAY $52 MILLION TO RESOLVE INVESTIGATION INTO IMPROPER CONDUCT RELATED...

Ally Financial Inc. has agreed to pay the United States $52 million to settle allegations that its subsidiaries acted improperly in relation to 10 subprime residential mortgage backed securities (RMBS) in 2006 and 2007.

Business Real Estate Press Releases

Top Tips For Buying Your First Home

Buying your first home can be stressful, but it doesn’t have to be. While moving home can be a whirlwind, with a good understanding of the process and what documents you need to be completed by what stage of the moving process, you can rest assured that your move will go to plan. In order to make buying your first home easier for you, we've put together some of our top tips.

Recent Gov & Nonprofit Real Estate Press Releases

Property Tax Bills Arriving Soon

he New Hanover County Tax Department has started mailing real estate and personal property tax bills, so property owners should receive their bill by the end of August.