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  • Eric Thorson was nominated to be Inspector General of the Department of the Treasury by President George W. Bush on November 15, 2007 and confirmed by the Senate on August 1, 2008. He was sworn into office on August 12, 2008. As Inspector General, Thorson oversees independent oversight of Treasury keeping the Secretary and Congress informed through independent audits, investigations and reviews to help the Department accomplish its mission; improve its programs and operations; promote economy, efficiency and effectiveness; and prevent and detect fraud and abuse.
  • Eric M. Thorson is the Inspector General for the United States Treasury Department. He currently oversees the Troubled Asset Relief Program and has called oversight of this program "a mess". Wikipedia

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