Publications & Press

Emergency Medical Services Billing Audit Follow Up

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE: May 11, 2017 CONTACT: Danielle Perry, (773) 478-0534 Emergency Medical Services Billing Audit Follow Up The City of Chicago Office of Inspector General (OIG) has completed a follow-up to its July 2016 audit of the Department of Finance’s (DOF) billing for emergency medical services provided by the Chicago Fire Department (CFD). Based … [Read More…]

Follow-Up of DOF Emergency Medical Services Billing Audit

The City of Chicago Office of Inspector General (OIG) has completed a follow-up to its July 2016 audit of the Department of Finance’s (DOF) billing for emergency medical services provided by the Chicago Fire Department (CFD). Based on DOF’s responses, OIG concludes that the Department has partially implemented corrective actions related to the audit findings. … [Read More…]

Board of Ethics Lobbyist Registration Audit Follow-Up

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE: May 9, 2017 CONTACT: Danielle Perry, (773) 478-0534 Board of Ethics Lobbyist Registration Audit Follow-Up The City of Chicago Office of Inspector General (OIG) has completed a follow-up to its March 2016 audit of the lobbyist registration process. Based on the Board of Ethics’s (BOE) responses, OIG concludes that BOE has partially … [Read More…]

Follow-Up of Board of Ethics Lobbyist Registration Audit

The City of Chicago Office of Inspector General (OIG) has completed a follow-up to its March 2016 audit of the lobbyist registration process. Based on the Board of Ethics’s (BOE) responses, OIG concludes that BOE has partially implemented corrective actions related to two of the audit findings and fully implemented corrective actions related to a … [Read More…]

Significant Activity Report: United States v. Timothy Mason

On May 02, 2017, Timothy Mason, owner of green tech startup 350Green LLC, pleaded guilty to fraudulently obtaining over $1.7 million in federal grants. United States v. Timothy Mason, et al., 15 CR 102 (ND IL). 350Green installed and maintained charging stations for plug-in electric vehicles in Chicago and elsewhere. As part of a 2010 … [Read More…]

OIG Releases CDOT Aldermanic Menu Program Audit

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE: April 20, 2017 CONTACT: Danielle Perry, (773) 478-0534 OIG Finds City Menu Program Underfunds Infrastructure Needs by over $100 million An audit released today by the City of Chicago Office of Inspector General (OIG) examined the Aldermanic Menu Program, a key component of the Neighborhood Infrastructure Capital Improvement Plan, which is the … [Read More…]

CDOT Aldermanic Menu Program Audit

The Office of Inspector General (OIG) conducted an audit of the Chicago Department of Transportation’s (CDOT) Aldermanic Menu Program (Menu), a sub-program of the Neighborhood Infrastructure Capital Improvement Program (CIP), which is the City’s primary means of residential infrastructure management. The objectives of this audit were to determine, whether the City adequately addresses residential infrastructure … [Read More…]

OIG Releases 1st Quarter 2017 Report

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE: April 17, 2017 CONTACT: (773) 478-0534, Danielle Perry OIG Releases 1st Quarter 2017 Report The City of Chicago Office of Inspector General (OIG) has transmitted its first quarter report for 2017 to the City Council and City officials. The report summarizes the Office’s activity from January 1 through March 31, 2017. Also … [Read More…]

OIG 1st Quarter 2017 Report

Highlights of OIG activity from January 1 through March 31, 2017 are summarized below: • OIG notified the Chicago Police Department (CPD) of a number of procedural and compliance issues identified by OIG’s investigation of the 2013 sergeant merit promotion process. The shortcomings identified by OIG included the fact that a superior officer asked a … [Read More…]

Inspector General Ferguson Nominates Laura L. Kunard, Ph.D.

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE: April, 6, 2017 CONTACT: Danielle Perry, (773) 478-0534 Inspector General Ferguson Nominates Laura L. Kunard, Ph.D.  for the Deputy Inspector General for Public Safety The City of Chicago Inspector General has nominated Laura L. Kunard, Ph.D. for the position of Deputy Inspector General for Public Safety. Laura L. Kunard, Ph.D. serves as … [Read More…]