TARP Cop Neil Barofsky on Drug Lords & Mortgage Fraud

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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