After the Economic Crisis, the Fleecing?

Relaxing rules for hiring personnel and firms to aid the massive economic bailout are prompting concerns over waste, fraud and cronyism from watchdog groups. The bailout under consideration by Congress "has the potential to exacerbate wasteful contracting practices," said Laura Peterson of the Washington, D.C-based nonprofit Taxpayers for Common Sense. "We have seen that in other emergency situations," like the government's efforts following Hurricane Katrina, or the war in Iraq, Peterson...Full Story
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