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OIG Follow-Up Report on Audit of DFSS Homeless Services

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE: October 24, 2016 CONTACT: Rachel Leven, (773) 478-0534 OIG Follow-Up Report on Audit of DFSS Homeless Services A City of Chicago Office of Inspector General (OIG) follow-up report concludes that the Department of Family and Support Services (DFSS) continues to make improvements to its process for selecting and monitoring homeless service providers. … [Read More…]

Former City of Chicago Building Inspector Pleads Guilty to Soliciting Bribe from Property Owner to Allow Renovations Without a Permit

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE Thursday, October 20, 2016 CHICAGO — A former building inspector for the City of Chicago admitted in federal court today that he solicited a $300 bribe from a property owner in exchange for allowing renovation work without a permit. ROBERTO URIBE, 55, of Frankfort, demanded the bribe from an owner of a … [Read More…]

Significant Activity Report: United States vs Roberto Uribe

On October 20, 2016, former City of Chicago building inspector Roberto Uribe pleaded guilty to one count of attempted extortion, 18 U.S.C. § 1951, for soliciting a bribe from a building owner in the course of his official duties. United States v. Roberto Uribe, 16 CR228 (U.S.D.C. ND IL). Earlier this year, Uribe resigned from the City in … [Read More…]

OIG Memo Regarding BOE Advisory Opinions Available Online

Press Advisory CONTACT: (773) 478-0534, Rachel Leven   OIG Memo Regarding BOE Advisory Opinions Available Online   OIG has published an October 14, 2016, memo from Inspector General Joe Ferguson to the Board of Ethics (BOE) regarding BOE’s policies for advisory opinions. The memo is available at http://bit.ly/2dra67L   ###

OIG Releases 3rd Quarter 2016 Report

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE: October 18, 2016 CONTACT: (773) 478-0534, Rachel Leven OIG Releases 3rd Quarter 2016 Report The City of Chicago Office of Inspector General (OIG) has transmitted its third quarter report for 2016 to the City Council and City officials. The report summarizes the Office’s activity from July 1 through September 30, 2016. In … [Read More…]

OIG Releases 3rd Quarter 2016 Report

Highlights of OIG activity from July 1 through September 30, 2016, are summarized below: An OIG advisory on Officer Involved Weapons Discharge Reporting suggested that the City articulate a clear vision of purpose for use-of-force reporting and that it commit to robust reporting—OIG determined that, prior to 2015, use-of-force reporting was inaccurate and incomplete. In response, the Mayor’s … [Read More…]

Draft of OIG’s 2017 Audit Plan Available for Public Comment

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE: September 30, 2016 CONTACT: Rachel Leven, (773) 478-0534 Draft of OIG’s 2017 Audit Plan Available for Public Comment The City of Chicago Office of Inspector General (OIG) has published a draft of the 2017 Annual Plan for its Audit and Program Review Section. The Audit Plan includes information on audits that OIG … [Read More…]

OIG 2017 Draft Audit Plan

OIG’s annual audit plans include information on audits that OIG is currently considering for 2017, follow-up audits that are likely to occur in 2017, ongoing projects, and audits completed year-to-date. OIG is soliciting comments from City Council, City Hall, and the public. OIG will consider all comments in finalizing its 2017 Audit Plan. The 2017 … [Read More…]

Follow-Up of DSS Garbage Collection Performance Audit

The City of Chicago Office of Inspector General (OIG) has completed a follow-up to its April 2015 audit of the Department of Streets and Sanitation’s (DSS) Garbage Collection Performance Measurement. OIG concludes that DSS has begun to implement corrective actions related to the audit findings. The purpose of the 2015 audit was to determine DSS’s … [Read More…]

OIG Follow-Up Report on Audit of DSS Garbage Collection Performance Measurement

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE: September 15, 2016 CONTACT: Rachel Leven, (773) 478-0534 OIG Follow-Up Report on Audit of DSS Garbage Collection Performance Measurement A City of Chicago Office of Inspector General (OIG) follow-up report concludes that the Department of Streets and Sanitation (DSS) continues to make significant improvements to its garbage collection efficiency in response to … [Read More…]