Press Releases

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…]

OIG Releases Follow-Up of City Hiring Timeliness Audit

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE: July 6, 2017 Contact: Danielle Perry (773) 478-0534 OIG Releases Follow-Up of City Hiring Timeliness Audit The City of Chicago Office of Inspector General (OIG) has completed a follow-up to its December 2015 audit of the City’s hiring process. Based on the Department of Human Resources (DHR) and Office of Budget and … [Read More…]

OIG Releases Advisory on the CPD 2015 Lieutenant Promotional Exam

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE: June 21, 2017 CONTACT: Danielle Perry, (773) 478-0534 OIG Recommends CPD Improve the Promotional Examination Process The Office of Inspector General has issued an advisory with recommendations to the Chicago Police Department (CPD) for improvements to ensure the integrity of its promotional testing processes. The advisory arises from an extensive investigation into allegations … [Read More…]

OIG Releases Review of City’s Collective Bargaining Agreements

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE: May 31, 2017 CONTACT: Danielle Perry, (773) 478-0534 CBA Negotiations Provide Opportunity to Improve Transparency and Save Millions A report released today by the City of Chicago Office of Inspector General provides a comprehensive review of the City’s collective bargaining agreements (CBAs) with labor unions, all of which will be negotiated in the … [Read More…]

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…]

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…]