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neil-barofsky

October 2008 saw the passing of the Emergency Economic Stabilization Act and an unprecedented intervention into financial markets by the US government. With the original bill releasing a massive $700 billion of taxpayer funds, Congress was eager to ensure unprecedented intervention came with unprecedented oversight.

While the bail-out would be supervised by the Government Accountability Office, the bill also created a Congressional Oversight Panel (COP), as well as a Special Inspector General

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