Press Releases

OIG Publishes Pavement Management Audit

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE: December 22, 2015                                                                         CONTACT: Rachel Leven, (773) 478-0534 OIG Publishes Pavement Management Audit The City of Chicago Office of Inspector General (OIG) has completed an audit of the Chicago Department of Transportation’s (CDOT) pavement management program. The audit found that the program was neither efficient nor cost-effective. OIG estimates … [Read More…]

Inspector General’s Statement Regarding Benchmarks to Good Government Oversight

Opening Statement of the Inspector General, the Joint Committee on Workforce Development and Audit; Committees, Rules and Ethics Opening Statement of the Inspector General, December 14, 2015   Chairs and Members of the Committee on Workforce Development and Audit and the Committee on Committees, Rules and Ethics:  Good morning Chairman O’Connor and Chairman Harris and all … [Read More…]

OIG Releases 2016 Audit Plan and List of Upcoming Audits

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE: November 24, 2015 CONTACT: Rachel Leven, (773) 478-0534 OIG Releases 2016 Audit Plan and List of Upcoming Audits The City of Chicago Office of Inspector General (OIG) has published the 2016 Annual Audit Plan for its Audit and Program Review Section. The Plan outlines: audits that OIG is considering for 2016, follow-up … [Read More…]

OIG Follows Up on Audit of BACP Medallion Sales and Taxicab Inspections

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE: November 23, 2015 CONTACT: (773) 478-0534, Rachel Leven OIG Follows Up on Audit of BACP Medallion Sales and Taxicab Inspections The City of Chicago Office of Inspector General (OIG) has released a report in follow-up to a March 2015 audit of Business Affairs and Consumer Protection (BACP) taxicab regulatory compliance. OIG’s audit … [Read More…]

OIG Releases 3rd Quarter 2015 Report

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE: October 15, 2015 CONTACT: (773) 478-0534, Rachel Leven OIG Releases 3rd Quarter 2015 Report The City of Chicago Office of Inspector General (OIG) has transmitted its third quarter report for 2015 to the City Council and City officials. The report summarizes the Office’s activity from July 1 through September 30, 2015. In his … [Read More…]

Draft of OIG’s 2016 Audit Plan Available for Public Comment

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE: September 28, 2015 CONTACT: Rachel Leven, (773) 478-0534 Draft of OIG’s 2016 Audit Plan Available for Public Comment The City of Chicago Office of Inspector General (OIG) has published a draft of the 2016 Annual Plan for its Audit and Program Review Section. The Plan includes information on audits that OIG is … [Read More…]

OIG Publishes Audit of DFSS Homeless Services

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE: August 17, 2015 CONTACT: Rachel Leven, (773) 478-0534 OIG Publishes Audit of DFSS Homeless Services The City of Chicago Office of Inspector General (OIG) has completed an audit of the Department of Family and Support Services (DFSS) homeless services. From 2013 to 2014 DFSS spent approximately $60.0 million in taxpayer funds on … [Read More…]

Significant Activity Report: United States of America v. Alexander Igolnikov

On August 13, 2015, Alexander Igolnikov, owner of Seven Amigos Used Cars Inc., pleaded guilty to one count of conspiracy to transport, receive and possess a counterfeit security in violation of 18 U.S.C. § 371, 2314, and 2315. United States v. Alexander Igolnikov -14-CR-484 (U.S.D.C. ND IL). From 2007 through April 2010, Igolnikov knowingly obtained … [Read More…]

OIG Releases Advisory Regarding the City’s Wellness Program

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE: August 4, 2015 CONTACT: Rachel Leven, (773) 478-0534 OIG Releases Advisory Regarding the City’s Wellness Program The City of Chicago Office of Inspector General (OIG) has released an advisory regarding Chicago Lives Healthy, the City’s employee wellness program. The advisory finds that the City is spending over $3 million annually on the … [Read More…]

OIG Releases Follow-Up on 2014 DOB Elevator Inspection Audit

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE: July 16, 2015 CONTACT: Rachel Leven, (773) 478-0534 OIG Releases Follow-Up on 2014 DOB Elevator Inspection Audit The City of Chicago Office of Inspector General (OIG) has released a follow-up to a 2014 audit assessing the Department of Building’s (DOB) compliance with the City’s annual elevator inspection requirements. The 2014 audit examined … [Read More…]