Press Releases

OIG Follow-Up Report on Audit of DOAH Adjudication Timeliness

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE: November 17, 2017 CONTACT: Danielle Perry, (773) 478-0534 OIG Follow-Up Report on Audit of DOAH Adjudication Timeliness The City of Chicago Office of Inspector General (OIG) has completed a follow–up to its May 2016 audit of the Department of Administrative Hearings’ (DOAH) efforts to ensure timely adjudication of cases. The purpose of … [Read More…]

OIG Releases Third Quarter 2017 Report

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE: October 17, 2017 PRESS CONTACT: Natalie A. Kuriata, (773) 478-8417 OIG Releases Third Quarter 2017 Report The City of Chicago Office of Inspector General (OIG) has transmitted its third quarter report for 2017 to the City Council and City officials. The report summarizes the Office’s activity from July 1 through September 30, 2017. … [Read More…]

OIG Audit Finds Widespread CPD Mismanagement of Overtime

IMMEDIATE RELEASE: October 3, 2017 PRESS CONTACT: Danielle Perry, 773-478-0534 OIG Audit Finds Widespread CPD Mismanagement of Overtime A report released by the City of Chicago Office of Inspector General (OIG) found that the Chicago Police Department’s (CPD) inefficient management of overtime has potentially created millions in wasteful spending, an unchecked culture of abuse of the … [Read More…]

OIG Releases 2018 APR Draft Audit Plan

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE: September 29, 2017 CONTACT: Danielle Perry, (773) 478-0534 Draft of OIG’s 2018 Audit Plan Available for Public Comment The City of Chicago Office of Inspector General (OIG) has published a draft of the 2018 Annual Plan for its Audit and Program Review Section. The APR Audit Plan includes information on audits that OIG … [Read More…]

City of Chicago Department of Transportation Contractor Sentenced to 24 Months for Mail Fraud Scheme

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE September 25, 2017 City of Chicago Department of Transportation Contractor Sentenced to 24 Months for  Mail Fraud Scheme Timothy Mason, co-owner of 350Green LLC, a green tech startup contactor to the City of Chicago Department of Transportation, that installed and maintained charging stations for plug-in electric vehicles, was sentenced on Friday, September … [Read More…]

OIG Audit Finds City Is Not Compliant with the Language Access Ordinance

IMMEDIATE RELEASE: September 20, 2017 PRESS CONTACT: Danielle Perry, 773-478-0534 City Not Providing Full Access to Limited English Proficient Communities The City of Chicago Office of Inspector General (OIG) has completed an audit of the City’s compliance with the Language Access Ordinance, Municipal Code of Chicago Chapter 2-40 (Ordinance). The Ordinance requires City departments to … [Read More…]

Real Estate Developer Sentenced to Three Years in Federal Prison for Defrauding Banks and the City of Chicago

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE August 21, 2017 Real Estate Developer Sentenced to Three Years in Federal Prison for Defrauding Banks and the City of Chicago CHICAGO — A federal judge today sentenced a Chicago real estate developer to three years in prison in connection with a fraud scheme related to a $105 million line of credit … [Read More…]

OIG Follow-Up Report on CDPH Food Establishment Inspection Audit

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE: August 9, 2017 CONTACT: Danielle Perry, (773) 478-0534 OIG Follow-Up Report on CDPH Food Establishment Inspection Audit The City of Chicago Office of Inspector General (OIG) has completed a follow-up to its November 2016 audit of the frequency of food establishment inspections conducted by the Chicago Department of Public Health (CDPH). Based … [Read More…]

OIG Releases Second Quarter 2017 Report

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE: July 17, 2017 PRESS CONTACT: Danielle Perry, (773) 478-0534 OIG Releases 2nd Quarter 2017 Report The City of Chicago Office of Inspector General (OIG) has transmitted its second quarter report for 2017 to the City Council and City officials. The report summarizes the Office’s activity from April 1 through June 30, 2017. Also … [Read More…]

OIG Releases Follow-Up of the Opportunities for Civilianization in CFD Audit

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE: July 13, 2017 CONTACT: Danielle Perry, (773) 478-0534 OIG Follow-Up of the Opportunities for Civilianization in CFD Audit The City of Chicago Office of Inspector General (OIG) has completed a follow-up to its January 2016 audit of opportunities for civilianization in the Chicago Fire Department (CFD). Based on the Department’s response, OIG concludes that … [Read More…]