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OIG Third Quarter 2017 Report

Highlights of OIG activity from July 1 through September 30, 2017 are summarized below: • An OIG investigation established that three Chicago Department of Aviation (CDA) Aviation Security Officers (ASOs) and one Aviation Security Sergeant violated City of Chicago Personnel Rules in response to a passenger disturbance aboard United Airlines Express Flight 3411 on April … [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…]

OIG Releases Follow-Up of the CDOT Pavement Management Audit

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE: December 12, 2017 PRESS CONTACT: Danielle Perry, (773) 478-0534 OIG Finds CDOT’s Pavement Management Program is Still In Need of Fundamental Change The City of Chicago Office of Inspector General (OIG) has completed a follow-up to its December 2015 audit of the City’s pavement management process. Based on the responses provided by … [Read More…]

CDOT Pavement Management Audit Follow-Up

The City of Chicago Office of Inspector General (OIG) has completed a follow-up to its December 2015 audit of the City’s pavement management process. Based on the responses provided by the Chicago Department of Transportation (CDOT), we conclude that the Department is in the process of implementing three corrective actions related to the audit finding, … [Read More…]