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PBS NewsHour | TARP Top Cop Neil Barofsky on Drug Lords and Mortgage Fraud | PBS

Duration: 05:02
Program: PBS NewsHour #999999
Broadcast Date: Aug. 7, 2012

TARP cop Neil Barofsky, appointed by President Bush and retained by President Obama to prevent fraud in the nearly-trillion-dollar Troubled Assets Relief Program, talks to Paul Solman about why he took a job he didn't want, his brush with death in his previous job -- pursuing drug lords in Colombia -- and what he learned prosecuting mortgage fraud before the crisis hit.

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Post Date: August 7, 2012