Publications & Press

OIG Releases Audit of CDOT’s Management of Construction in the Public Way

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE: January 18, 2017 PRESS CONTACT: Danielle Perry, (773) 478-0534   CDOT Saving City Millions, Still Room for Improvement A report released today by the City of Chicago Office of Inspector General (OIG) found that the Chicago Department of Transportation’s (CDOT) management of construction projects in the public way has saved the City … [Read More…]

CDOT Management of Construction in the Public Way Audit

The Office of Inspector General (OIG) conducted an audit of the Chicago Department of Transportation’s (CDOT) management of construction projects in the public way. The public way consists of all City streets, sidewalks, parkways, and alleys. In addition to its transportation function, the public way serves as a corridor for underground private and public utilities, … [Read More…]

OIG Releases Fourth Quarter 2017 Report

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE: January 16, 2018 CONTACT: Danielle Perry, (773) 478-0534 OIG Releases Fourth Quarter 2017 Report The City of Chicago Office of Inspector General (OIG) has released its fourth quarter report for 2017 to the City Council. The report summarizes the Office’s activity from October 1, 2017 to December 31, 2017. In his cover letter … [Read More…]

OIG Fourth Quarter 2017 Report

Highlights from OIG activity from October 1 through December 31, 2017 are summarized below: Restitution for the former 350Green LLC owner, Timothy Mason, in the amount of $473,395.12 to the City of Chicago for his role in fraudulently obtaining over $1.7 million in federal grants intended for the installation and maintenance of charging stations for … [Read More…]

Deputy IG Laura Kunard to Return to National Policing Reform

IMMEDIATE RELEASE: January 11, 2018 PRESS CONTACT: Danielle Perry, (773) 478-0534 Deputy IG  Laura Kunard to Return to National Policing Reform Dr. Laura Kunard has informed the Office of Inspector General that she plans to return to her role as a senior research scientist for CNA, a non–profit research organization that works on policing initiatives … [Read More…]

OIG Releases Draft Amended Rules

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE: January 5, 2018 CONTACT: Danielle Perry, (773) 478-0534 Notice and Comment on OIG’s Amended Rules The City of Chicago Office of Inspector General (OIG) has posted a draft of its Amended Rules for notice and comment. OIG is soliciting comments from City Hall, City Council, and the public for a period of … [Read More…]

City Tow Truck Driver Sentenced to Nine Years in Prison for Bribery Scheme

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE: December 29, 2017 Press Contact: Danielle Perry, (773) 478-0534 City Tow Truck Driver Sentenced to Nine Years in Prison for Bribery Scheme Former City of Chicago Tow Truck Driver Lennie Perry was sentenced to 9 years in prison for a bribery scheme conducted while a City employee. An investigation by the City … [Read More…]

Significant Activity Report: State of Illinois v Lennie Perry, et al.

On December 27, 2017, Department of Streets and Sanitation Tow Truck Driver Lennie Perry was sentenced by Circuit Court of Cook County Judge Lawrence Flood to nine years imprisonment for a bribery scheme where he relocated automobiles parked on City streets and solicited and received bribes in exchange for returning the relocated vehicles to the … [Read More…]

OIG Releases 2018 APR Audit Plan

IMMEDIATE RELEASE: December 19, 2017 PRESS CONTACT: Danielle Perry, (773) 478-0534 OIG Releases 2018 APR Audit Plan The City of Chicago Office of Inspector General (OIG) Audit and Program Review section (APR) has published its 2018 Audit Plan. APR supports the OIG mission by conducting independent, objective performance analysis and evaluation of municipal programs and … [Read More…]

OIG 2018 APR Audit Plan

The City of Chicago Office of Inspector General (OIG) Audit and Program Review section (APR) has published its 2018 Audit Plan. APR supports the OIG mission by conducting independent, objective performance analysis and evaluation of municipal programs and operations, issuing public reports of findings and making recommendations to strengthen and improve the delivery of public … [Read More…]