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MORE MONEY TO PROBE S&L FRAUD

Legislation that would triple federal spending to pursue savings and loan fraud won unanimous endorsement from members of a House Banking panel worried about angry taxpayers.

The bill approved Thursday by the subcommittee on financial institutions authorizes spending of $152 million a year in 1991 and 1992: $136 million by the Justice Department and $16 million by the Internal Revenue Service. That compares with $50 million being spent this year.

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