Barofsky: Don't Believe Hype About $25B Mortgage Settlement

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March 15 (Bloomberg Law) -- The $25 billion mortgage settlement between lenders and state attorneys general won't help nearly as many people as its touted to, Neil Barofsky, the former Special US Treasury Department Inspector General for the Troubled Asset Relief Program (TARP), tells Bloomberg Law's Lee Pacchia. He's joined by Matthew Stoller, a fellow at the Roosevelt Insitute, who says the government and banks delayed filing details of the settlement to give investors less time to challenge the deal in See more +
March 15 (Bloomberg Law) -- The $25 billion mortgage settlement between lenders and state attorneys general won't help nearly as many people as its touted to, Neil Barofsky, the former Special US Treasury Department Inspector General for the Troubled Asset Relief Program (TARP), tells Bloomberg Law's Lee Pacchia. He's joined by Matthew Stoller, a fellow at the Roosevelt Insitute, who says the government and banks delayed filing details of the settlement to give investors less time to challenge the deal in court.

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