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Press Releases and Reports of Public Record - 2012


Final Report Re: Miami-Dade County Internal Services Department’s Failure to Obtain Building Permits for Work Located in the City of Miami; IG12-26, December 19, 2012.


Former Miami-Dade Clerk of the Courts Employees Plead Guilty to Charges of Organized Scheme to Defraud and Official Misconduct for Altering and Falsifying Marriage License Records, IG 11-48, November 16, 2012.

Audit of the Agreements Between Miami-Dade County and Basketball Properties, Ltd., et.al., to Operate the American Airlines Arena; Audit Close-out, IG11-34, October 31, 2012.

Mismanagement of County Funds by Public Works and Waste Management Department (PWWM), Traffic Signal and Signs Division (TS&S) Division, IG12-05, October 24, 2012.

Taxpayer Funded Children’s Trust Grant Recipient Arrested, IG10-38, October 5, 2012.

Final Audit of the Miami-Dade County Animal Services Department, IG11-19, September 12, 2012.

Office of the Inspector General 2011 Annual Report Released, September 10, 2012.

Final Report Re: Fortress Builders, Inc., County Contract RPQARRA-018-38567-30-OS092611, IG12-21, August 15, 2012.

Former Miami-Dade Clerk of the Courts Employees Arrested on Charges of Theft and Official Misconduct for Altering and Falsifying Marriage License Records; IG 11-48, August 9, 2012.

Section 8 Housing Choice Voucher Recipient Pleads Guilty to Grand Theft and Public Assistance Fraud, IG11-02, August 1, 2012.

OIG Investigation Results in Criminal Charges Filed for Submitting Forged Certificates of Insurance to the County, IG11-21, July 25, 2012.


Final Report of our Audit of the Agreements Between Miami-Dade County and Basketball Properties, Ltd., et.al. to Operate the American Airlines Arena, IG11-34, May 31, 2012.  Schedules.  Appendices.

Arrest and Plea of County Construction Contractor Relating to a Parks, Recreation and Open Spaces Department MCC Contract, IG11-12, May 30, 2012.

Final Report Re: Submission of Fraudulent Bid Bonds and Performance Bonds by TCB Systems, Inc., IG12-07, April 25, 2012.   Exhibits.

Administrative Office of the Courts’ Approval of County Employee’s Reduced Work Schedule to Work an Unrelated Second Full-Time Job, Retaining Full-Time County Employment Status, and Drawing Maximum Florida Retirement Benefits; IG11-31, March 7, 2012, Final Report and Appendix.  Exhibits.

Final Audit Report Re: Landfill Closure Grants Administered by the Miami-Dade Department of Public Works and Waste Management, IG10-53, February 27, 2012.

Four Arrested for Swindling Property Buyers Out of $2.4 Million—Con-Artists Lured Victims into Believing that a County Employee Inside the Tax Collector’s Office Could Facilitate Tax Deed Transactions Prior to Public Auction, IG10-54, February 22, 2012.

Memorandum Regarding the Public Health Trust's Agreement with MedAssets Net Revenue Systems, LLC, IG12-03, February 1, 2012.


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Press Releases and Reports of Public Record - 2011

Jackson Health System’s 90-Day Status Report on Its Implementation of the Recommendations Contained in the OIG’s Final Report re: Audit of the Management Services Agreement Between the Public Health Trust of Miami- Dade County and the Foundation Health Services, Inc., and Audit Closeout, IG09-98.2, October 27, 2011.

Final Report Re: Review of CT Mechanical Company Obtaining Bid Waivers and Emergency Awards at Jackson Memorial Hospital, IG10-63, October 14, 2011.

Arrest of Section 8 Housing Choice Voucher Program Recipient, IG11-02, September 15, 2011.

OIG Investigation of One Particular JHS Patient and OIG Review of Non-Emergency Charity Care Provided to JHS Insurance Plan Code "E" Patients, IG11-01, August 30, 2011.

Former Water & Sewer Department Employee Criminal Case Closed by Settlement Agreement, IG10-02, July 21, 2011.

Audit of the Management Services Agreement Between the Public Health Trust of Miami-Dade County and Foundation Health Services, Inc., IG09.98.2, July 14, 2011.

Office of the Inspector General 2010 Annual Report Released, June 30, 2011.

OIG Observation Re: Hospital Governance Taskforce Final Report, May 25, 2011.

Grant Recipient's Executive Director, Criminally Charged with Stealing County Grant Funds, Pleads Guilty During Trial, IG04-52, May 4, 2011.

Final Report on MDT's Temporary Assignment of Employees to a Transit Worker's Union Education Committee, IG11-08, April 20, 2011.

Final Report of Investigation Regarding the Personal Use of Credit Card Reward Points Eamed Through the Expenditure of Public Funds by Foundation Health Services, Inc., Ref. IG10-55, February 24, 2011.

OIG Comments on the PHT’s Status Report on the OIG Audit Recommendations Related to the Management Agreement Between the Public Health Trust of Miami-Dade County and Foundation Health Services, Inc., Ref. IG09-98, and OIG Assessment of the PHT’s Proposed Reorganizational Plan for International Health Services, February 7, 2011.


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Press Releases and Reports of Public Record - 2010

MDPD's Status Reports on Its Implementation of the OIG's Audit Recommendations Relating to the Environmental Task Force Trust Funds and Audit Closeout, Ref. IG10-26, December 21, 2010.

Private Web Portal (Sharepoint Site) For PHT Board Members, Ref. IG10-62, December 9, 2010.

Follow-up Memorandum of OIG Observations, Review, and Comments on the Proposed Agreement Between the Public Health Trust and MedAssets Supply Chain Systems, LLC, For Group Purchasing Organization Services Pursuant to RFP 10-5140, Ref. IG10-50, November 23, 2010.

Property Tax Exemption Case Concluded, Ref. IG08-02-Z, November 18, 2010.

Memorandum of OIG Observations, Review, and Comments on the Proposed Agreement between the Public Health Trust and MedAssets Supply Chain Systems, LLC, For Group Purchasing Organization Services Pursuant to RFP 10-5140, Ref. IG 10-50, November 9, 2010.

Review of Miami-Dade Transit's Credit Card Payment Security Features, Ref. IG 10-40, October 29, 2010.

Audit of the Management and Services Agreement Between the Public Health Trust of Miami-Dade County and the Foundation Health Services, Inc., Ref. IG09-98, October 28, 2010.  Appendices. (FHS and JHS Responses)

OIG Final Report Re: Distribution of an Improper Campaign Mailer by a Subconsultant Lobbyist for Miami-Dade County, Ref. IG09-83, October 7, 2010.

Department of Procurement Management/Department of Park and Recreation's Progress Report Regarding the OIG's Final Audit of Zoo Miami's Commodity Purchases, Ref. IG09-50A, September 2, 2010.

Final Report on OIG Review of the Jackson Health System Business Plan for Civica Tower, Prepared January 2010, Ref. IG09-89, August 26, 2010.  red bullet The Business Plan Part 1  red bullet The Business Plan Part 2

Final Audit Report Re: Environmental Task Force Trust Funds Administered by the Miami-Dade Police Department, Ref. IG10-26, August 24, 2010.

Alleged Cone of Silence Violation, RFP MDAD-01-09, Luggage Wrapping Services, Ref. IG10-33, August 17, 2010.

Jackson Health System's Status Report re Office of the Inspector General's Final Report on the Public Health Trust/Jackson Health System's Use of the County's Miscellaneous Construction Program, IG09-78A, August 13, 2010.

Former Tax Collector's Office Employee Pleads Guilty to Defrauding the Florida Housing Finance Corporation, Ref. IG10-15, August 4, 2010.


Arrest of Former Tax Collector's Office Employee for Defrauding the Florida Housing Finance Corporation, IG10-15, July 15, 2010.

Arrest of Water & Sewer Department Employee for Stealing County Tools, IG10-02, July 8, 2010.


Miami-Dade County Office of the Inspector General Receives Accreditation, July 7, 2010.

OCED Grant Recipient Sentenced on Uttering Forged Instruments and Notary Fraud, IG08-13, June 30, 2010.

Arrest of Former Jackson Health System Employee for Theft, Ref. IG09-84, June 16, 2010.

Final Audit Report re: Audit of Miami-Dade County Metrozoo Commodity Purchases and Appendices, Ref. IG09-50A, May 19, 2010.


Final Report re: Acquisition of Scheduling Consulting Services for the Miami-Dade Fire Rescue Department Training Facility Construction Project; IG09-66, May 13, 2010.

Final Audit Report re: Public Health Trust/Jackson Health System's Use of the County's Miscellaneous Construction Program, IG09-78A, May 4, 2010.

Former Transit Employee Pleads Guilty to Jury Duty Fraud, IG09-42, April 14, 2010.

Miami-Dade Office of the Inspector General is Seeking Accreditation, April 2, 2010.

OIG Investigation Results in the Arrest of a County Grant Recipient Who Stole County Grant Funds to Pay Back a Theft of City of Miami Grant Funds, IG08-46, March 24, 2010.

Jackson Health System's and the Office of the Capital Improvements' Status Reports to the OIG's Final Audit Report on the Public Health Trust/Jackson Health System Equitable Distribution Program for Architectural and Engineering Contracts, Ref. IG08-15A, March 4, 2010.


WASD's Updated Response to Complaints Regarding Donation Projects, IG09-13, February 1, 2010.


Broward County Commission Rules on Gifts Getting Tighter: Broward needs an ethics czar and tighter restrictions on gifts to officials, a task force decided Wednesday, January 20, 2010, by Scott Wyman and Anthony Man, Sun Sentinel. http://www.sun-sentinel.com/news/elections/fl-ethics-taskforce-20100120,0,7674712.story

OIG Investigation Results in Sentence of Former Circuit Court Judge Davis, Ref. IG03-75, January 15, 2010.



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Press Releases and Reports of Public Record - 2009


Final Audit Report on the Public Health Trust/Jackson Health System Equitable Distribution Program Architectural and Engineering Contracts, Ref. IG08-I5A, November 16, 2009.

OIG investigation results in guilty verdict against former Miami-Dade County Judge Phillip Davis and Joan Headley, Ref. 03-75, November 4, 2009.

Final Memorandum: OIG Review of Complaints Regarding WASD Donation Projects, IG09-13, October 28, 2009.

Audit of the James E. Scott Community Association, Inc., IG08-66A, October 2, 2009.

Former Transit Employee Arrested, IG09-42, September 25, 2009.


Memorandum to the Board of County Commissioners Regarding the OIG's Proposed Budget for FY 2009-2010, dated August 19, 2009.

Operations of Aero Marine Interiors, Inc. at Miami International Airport, Ref. IG08-47, Final Report July 31, 2009.

Former Miami-Dade Transit Employee Sentenced for Embezzling Hispanic Transit Society Funds, IG06-98, July 14, 2009.

County Grant Recipient Arrested for Fraud, IG08-13, July 8, 2009.

MMAP Grant Recipient Sentenced on Scheme to Defraud Grant Funds, IG08-46, June 24, 2009.


Majority of Palm Beach County Commissioners Endorse Grand Jury's Independent Watchdog Recommendation, June 18, 2009.


Inspector General's Investigation of Million-Dollar Theft and Money Laundering by WASD Supervisor Concludes with Sentencing of Co-Defendant, IG06-81, June 10, 2009.

Executive Summary Memorandum.
  Final Audit Report on the Miami-Dade Aviation Department's Professional Services Agreement with Howard, Needles, Tammen & Bergendoff (dated September 7, 1966 and as Amended on April 2, 1985) for Consulting Engineering Services, IG07-78A, June 5, 2009.  Appendix.

Misconduct by Miami-Dade County Employees Assigned to the Value Adjustment Board, Ref. IG09-02, Final Report June 3, 2009.


OIG Investigation of Property Tax Exemption Fraud (leading to arrests), IG08-02, May 28, 2009.


Palm Beach County Grand Jury report
details its investigation of Palm Beach County governance and public corruption issues. Among its numerous recommendations is that Palm Beach County adopt an inspector general's office that follows the Miami-Dade County model (see pages 44-50.) It also details other proactive, anti-corruption programs in Miami-Dade County. The report, dated May 21, 2009, was issued on May 27, 2009.

County Vendor Pleads Guilty to Forgery of Required Insurance Certificates, IG08-14, April 16, 2009.

Theft of Laptop Computers from the Administrative Office of the Courts for the Eleventh Judicial Circuit of Florida, IG08-56, March 19, 2009.

Circumvention of Miami-Dade County Building Department's Plans Review and Inspection Processes on a Residential Construction Project, IG07-24, March 18, 2009.  Exhibit List. 
(Due to the volume of the exhibits, please contact the OIG to request the exhibit documents.)

County Vendor Arrested for Forgery of Required Insurance Certificates, IG08-14, March 4, 2009.


Inspection and Repair of MetroMover Escalators by Kone, Inc., IG07-81, March 2, 2009.

Full Recovery for the County Following OIG Investigation of Million-Dollar Theft of Postage Monies by WASD Mailroom Supervisor, IG08-81, February 20, 2009.

MMAP Grant Recipient Arrested for Organized Scheme to Defraud, IG08-46, February 11, 2009.

Nilo Juri Sentenced as a Result of OIG Investigation of Campaign Trust Fund Fraud, IG04-67, January 12, 2009.

OIG Final Audit Report on Construction Concerns at the South Miami-Dade Cultural Arts Center, IG07-40A, January 5, 2009.


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Press Releases and Reports of Public Record - 2008

Status Report from the Miami-Dade Fire Rescue Department Concerning Controlling the Number of Consecutive Hours Worked by Firefighters, IG07-57, December 30, 2008.

MDAD Status Report Re: SMI Security Management's Permit and Underpayments, IG07-46, December 15, 2008.

Con-Artist Charged as a Result of OIG Investigation is Sentenced for Stealing Homes, IG04-44, December 2, 2008.


Investigation by the Office of the Inspector General Concludes with a Plea by Real Estate Developer Dennis Stackhouse, December 2, 2008.


Final Report on Administration of Property Tax Exemptions for Civilian Totally and Permanently Disabled Persons by the Miami-Dade County Property Appraiser, IG08-02, October 28, 2008.

OIG Investigation Concludes with Guilty Verdict in Scheme to Steal Homes, IG04-44, October 15, 2008.


Allocation of Miami-Dade County's Building Better Communities General Obligation Bond Funding for Primary Health Care Facilities, IG08-45, October 10, 2008. Appendix and Exhibits.

Miami-Dade Fire-Rescue Department's Inability To Control Consecutive Hours Worked by Firefighters in Accordance with Departmental Policy, Ref. IG07-57, October 10, 2008. Appendix A Exhibits.

Abuse of Disabled Parking at MIA Results in Plea of TSA Employee, IG08-26, October 2, 2008.


Baggage Wrapping Services at Miami International Airport, IG08-57, September 30, 2008.

SMI Security Management, Inc.'s MDAD Permit No. 002975 to Provide Security Services at Miami Intl. Airport; IG07-46, September 25, 2008.

Possible Criminal Misconduct by a Miami-Dade County Transit Employee, IG08-52, September 12, 2008.

Final Report on Suited for Success, Sonia Jacobson, IG07-70, August 21, 2008.
Exhibits.

Misuse of Miami-Dade County Affordable Housing Funds, Failure To Reside In Home Purchased with the Assistance of County Affordable Housing Funds, IG08-43, August 11, 2008.   Appendix and Exhibits.
  
Former Clerk of the  Courts Employee Sentenced, IG07-33, July 28, 2008.


Port of Miami Terminal Operating Company, L.C. (POMTOC) Arrearages and Contract Lease Acreage Final Memorandum, IG07-74, July 25, 2008.
       
Administrative Office of the Courts Follow-up Report for OIG Final Report, IG08-08, July 18, 2008.

Final Report on the Contract Security Officers Assigned to Courthouse Center & the Family Court Self Help Program, IG08-03, July 14, 2008.

Abuse of Disabled Parking at MIA Results in Another Arrest, IG07-62, July 14, 2008.

OIG Investigation Results in Plea of Developer Involved in Housing Scandal, IG06-59, June 11, 2008.

Memorandum of OIG Observations, Review and Comments on the Proposed Terminal Agreement between Miami-Dade County and Terminal Link (Miami) LLC; and Execution of Termination, Release and Reservation of Rights Agreement between Miami-Dade County and Maersk, Inc., Ref. IG07-74, June 10, 2008.

Final Report Administrative Office of the Courts Contract No. IB7112-311 for Dry Cleaning and Laundry Services, ref. IG08-08, May 16, 2008.  Appendix A.  Exhibits.

Abuse of Disabled Parking at MIA Results in Arrest, IG07-62, May 15, 2008.

Memorandum of OIG Observations, Review and Comments on the Proposed Amended and Restated Terminal Agreement between Miami-Dade County and Seaboard Marine Ltd., Ref. IG07-74, May 13, 2008.

Disabled Parking in the Public Parking Facilities at Miami International Airport, Ref. IG07-62, April 9, 2008.

OIG Assessment of Prior Audits, Inspections and Reviews of the County’s Documentary Stamp Surtax Fund, Ref. IG07-84, April 7, 2008.

Arrest of County Employee for Misappropriating Funds of the Hispanic Transit Society, IG06-98, April 1, 2008.

Former County Employees Arrested for Defrauding the County's Tuition Reimbursement Program Sentenced, IG 06-17, March 19, 2008.

Miami International Airport (MIA) Fuel Farm Investigation Concluded, March 4, 2008.

Former County Solid Waste Management Employees Charged in a Scheme to Alter Time Clocks are Sentenced for Overtime Fraud, IG07-11, February 20, 2008.

Final Report on G.L. Heffner Security Consultants, Inc.'s Permit with the Miami-Dade Aviation Department for the Provision of Security Services, IG07-63, February 6, 2008.


Write-off of Liabilities to the Housing Assistance Loan Trust Fund, IG07-84, January 30, 2008.

Final Audit Report on Department of Business Development's Minority Development Conference Trust Fund Account, IG07-30A, January 29, 2008.


Final Audit Report on Miami-Dade Transit's Contract No. TR04-PTP1 Non-Exclusive Professional Services Agreement Between Miami-Dade County and Parsons Brinkerhoff Quade & Douglas, Inc., for Program Management Services for Implementation of the People's Transportation Plan, Ref. IG06-78A, January 25, 2008.


Arrest of Clerk of the Courts Employee, Ref. IG07-33, January 15, 2008.

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Press Releases and Reports of Public Record - 2007

Final Report on the Miami-Dade Department of Human Services' Social Services Contracts with De Hostos Senior Center, Inc., Ref. IG07-29, December 7, 2007.

Final Report on RFQ 98: Proposed Award of Contract No. Q98 for Homeland Security Consulting Services; Lightspeed Building/Integrated Command Facility (ICF) Project, Ref. IG07-61, October 25, 2007.

Final Report on the Non-Exclusive Management Agreement Between the Miami-Dade Aviation Department and Airport Parking Associates for the Operation of the Public Parking Facilities at Miami International Airport, IG07-04, October 16, 2007 (Executive Cover Memo).   Final Report.   OIG Attachments, Appendix A (APA's Response) and Appendix B (MDAD's Response).

Arrest of Real Estate Developer Dennis Stackhouse, September 25, 2007.

OIG Investigation Results in Sentence for Manager of Pre-Trial Service Provider, Ref. IG03-75, September 18, 2007.


Former County Employees Arrested for Overtime Fraud, Ref. IG07-11, September 14, 2007.


OIG Investigation Results in Sentence for County Lobbyist, Ref. IG02-81, September 12, 2007.

Arrest of County Employee for Defrauding the County's Tuition Reimbursement Program, Ref. IG06-17, August 15, 2007.

Final Audit Report on the Agreement Between Miami-Dade Transit and the Miami-Dade Empowerment Trust to Jointly Develop the 7th Avenue Transit Village Project, Ref. IG07-09A, August 2, 2007 (Executive Summary Memo).
  Final Report.  Appendix.

Final Audit Report on Departmental Selection Processes Under the Equitable Distribution Program (EDP), IG06-53A, July 26, 2007 (Cover Memo).   Final Report.   Appendix.

Miami-Dade Aviation Department’s Agreements with American Sales and Management Organization Corporation for General Aeronautical Services Permits P-324 and P-3053 and Security Services Permits SP-2412 and SP-2924, Ref. IG06-71, July 19, 2007 (Cover Memo.)   Final Report.

Union Electric Contractors Inc., Permit Issue, Grounding Upgrade MDPD Annex Building Emergency Request for Proposal No. #60213; CICC 7040-0/07, Ref. IG06-82(B), July 16, 2007.   Exhibits.

Several Defendants Sentenced as a Result of OIG Investigation into Theft of Court System Funds, Ref. IG05-86, July 2, 2007.


Contractor with Miami-Dade Aviation Department Arrested for Theft and Forgery, Ref. IG06-88, May 24, 2007.

OIG Final Report on: MDAD's Miscellaneous Construction Contract No. MCC-6-2002 with TGSV Enterprises, Inc., Ref. IG06-52A, April 20, 2007.

OIG Investigation into Housing Scandal Results in Another Arrest; Ref. IG06-59, March 27, 2007.

Criminal Conviction of Former Board of County Commission Candidate Jorge Roque, March 19, 2007.


OIG Investigation into Housing Scandal Results in Arrest of Raul Masvidal; Ref: IG06-59, March 2, 2007.

Office of Capital Improvements (OCI) Solicitation E06-OCI-01 Substation Utility System, Engineering and Mapping Services; Ref: IG06-92, February 28, 2007.

OIG Final Report on JMG Insystems, Inc. d/b/a Sereca Security, a Security Services Permittee at MIA, February 13, 2007.

OIG Investigation into Theft of County Funds Results in Federal Conviction, February 9, 2007.


Sculpture Titled Paciencia by Artist John Henry, Formerly Located at the South Miami Metrorail Station, February 6, 2007.
 Attachment A.  Attachment B.

OIG Investigation Results in Plea and Restitution, January 24, 2007.

OIG Investigation Results in Sentence for Charged Miami-Dade Fire Rescue Lieutenant, January 19, 2007.

OIG Investigations Result in Pleas and Sentencing, January 3, 2007.

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Press Releases and Reports of Public Record - 2006

Another Arrest in the Million Dollar Theft and Money Laundering Investigation of the WASD Mailroom Supervisor, November 30, 2006.

OIG Investigation Results in Grand Jury Interim Report and Indictments of County Employees, November 14, 2006.

OIG Investigation into Theft of Court Systems Funds Uncovers Another Fraud, October 26, 2006.

Million Dollar Theft and Money Laundering Investigation of WASD Supervisor, October 24, 2006.

OIG Oversight of the Seaport Capital Improvement Program Contract No. CM02-SEA-01, Professional Services Agreement for a CM At-Risk with Centex Construction, LLC, Change Order No. 2, October 13, 2006.

OIG Investigation Results in Plea and Remediation, October 2, 2006.

OIG Final Audit Report, Miami-Dade County Office of Water Management (OWM) Equitable Distribution Program, Professional Services Agreement Between OWM and EAS Engineering, Inc., September 28, 2006.

Arrest of Port of Miami Crane Management, Inc. Employee, September 19, 2006.

Arrest of County Employee on fraud related charges, September 14, 2006.

Miami-Dade Housing Agency, HOPE VI Revitalization Program Contract No. 251, Professional Services Agreement with H.J. Russell & Company for Community and Supportive Services Program Management Services, Final Audit Report IG05-141A, August 24, 2006.  Appendices & Attachments to Final Report (Responses from Auditees).

Tuition Refund Program, August 16, 2006. Exhibits.

Final Report on the PHT Procurement of Professional Services from Anthony D. Hall & Co. for Preparing a Reopening of JMH's Medicare Cost Report for the Fiscal Year 1998, August 11, 2006.

OIG Oversight of the Seaport of Miami Capital Improvement Program, August

Update on the OIG's Review Regarding the Proposed Resolution Authorizing Execution of a Lease Agreement Between Miami-Dade County and Sermar USA, LLC, to Establish, Maintain and Operate Bulk Cement Operation at the Port of Miami (Agenda Item 4C, CEERC Meeting, March 14, 2006), July 20, 2006.

OIG Investigation Results in Monetary Recovery for Miami-Dade County, July 13, 2006.

Dade PBA Union Salary Made Pensionable Through the Miami-Dade Police Department's Off-Regular Duty Program, Ref. IG05-101, June 23, 2006.

OIG Final Report of the PHT's Invitation to Bid 05-4960A Video and Audio Production of PHT Board Meetings, Ref. IG06-37, June 8, 2006.


OIG Memorandum re: Final Audit Report of the MDPD Off-Regular-Duty Program, May 30, 2006.  THE FINAL REPORT. Appendices of Responses.

OIG Final Report of All Pest Control Services, Inc., May 5, 2006.   Exhibits.

OIG Final Report of Moody Maintenance Products, Inc., May 5, 2006.

OIG Final Report of Miami-Dade Transit's Hiring of Beatrice Fullerton, May 3, 2006.  Appendix.   Exhibits.

Manager of the Louis Wolfson Archive Sentenced for Theft, April 20, 2006.

OIG Investigation Results in Monetary Recovery for Non-Profit Organization, April 18, 2006.

Memorandum on OIG Oversight of the Seaport of Miami Capital Improvement Program IG05-80, March 27, 2006.

Final Audit Report of MDT's Bus Service Parts Warranty Coverage, March 23, 2006.


OIG Investigation Results in Substantial Monetary Recovery in Theft of Court System Funds, March 15, 2006.

OIG Investigation Yields Substantial Monetary Recoveries, March 8, 2006. r

Former Official of AFSCME Labor Union Local 121 Guilty of Grand Theft, March 1, 2006.

OIG Review of Teen Court Case Files Forwarded for Inspection, February 16, 2006.

Purchase of Property in West Miami, Florida by Miami-Dade County Commission Chair Joe Martinez, and Construction of a Residence on that Property, February 2, 2006.

Arrests in Theft of Court System Funds and Mortgage Fraud Scheme, January 24, 2006.

Additional Arrest of Contractors in County Storm Drainage Projects Scam, January 20, 2006.

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Press Releases and Reports of Public Record - 2005

Additional Criminal Charges Filed in Airport Fuel Farm Investigation, December 13, 2005.

County Employee Arrested for Bribery of Clerk's Office Employee, November 10, 2005. 

OIG Final Report of Review of MDPD Animal Services Unit's Administration of the Animal Control Trust Fund and Hurricane Relief Trust Fund, October 20, 2005.

Fraud Squad article by Jonathon Waters, Governing magazine, October 2005.

Arrest of Employee of Miami-Dade Resident College, October 17, 2005.

OIG Final Audit Report on WASD Plug Valves and Operators Contract No. 5057-2/02-OTR-SW, October 14, 2005.
 Appendix A (WASD Response). Appendix B (Department of Procurement Management Response).  Appendix C (OIG Rejoinder).

Arrest of Former Miami-Dade County Circuit Court Judge and Others for Defrauding County and State Grant Programs, October 5, 2005.

Fuel Farm - Patricia Nichols' Disposition, September 29, 2005.

Arrest of Candidate for Campaign Financing Fraud, September 27, 2005.

OIG Final Audit Report of Miami-Dade County Department of Solid Waste Management's Professional Services Agreement Retaining Brown and Caldwell as the Solid Waste System Bond Engineer, September 29, 2005.
  Appendix A (Response to the Draft Report from the Department of Solid Waste Management.)  Appendix B (Response to the Draft Report from Brown and Caldwell.)  Appendix C (OIG Rejoinder.)

Additional Charges Filed in Campaign Trust Fund Fraud Case, August 19, 2005.

OIG Follow-Up On OIG Audit of JMH Collection Agency Contracts, August 17, 2005. (Also See Original Report Dated September 10, 2004.)

OIG Final Audit Report (3 of 3) of the Water and Sewer Department (WASD) Contract S-718, Installation or Repair of Force Mains, Water Mains and Associated Systems for a Two-Year Period with County Option to Renew for Two Additional Years on a Yearly Basis, August 3, 2005.

Letter to Mr. O'Quinn Concerning PHT Request for Proposal (RFP) 04-5145, August 1, 2005.

Arrest of Contractors Related to Public Works Storm Drainage Projects, July 28, 2005.

OIG Final Audit Report of the Miami-Dade Public Libraries Film Archives Checking Account, July 28, 2005.


Vanessa Bravo, Hialeah City Council Member, Pleads to Campaign Financing Fraud, July 15, 2005.


Final OIG Report of Review of the Consultancy Arrangement Between the Incident Management Group, Inc. and the Public Health Trust, June 22, 2005. Appendix A - D (Responses to the Draft Report). OIG Report Exhibits. OIG Schedules A - C.

Manager of Louis Wolfson Archive Arrested For Stealing, June 30, 2005.

Director of United People Counseling Ministry Services Arrested - Food Program for Poor and HIV Patients Defrauded, June 30, 2005.

Con-Artists Charged for Stealing Homes and Filing Forged Deeds/OIG Investigation into Filing of Forged Deeds at the Miami-Dade County Recorder's Office, June 23, 2005.

OIG Review of the Miami International Airport/North Terminal Development Contract with Parsons Odebrecht Joint Venture (POJV), June 20, 2005.


Questionable Expenditures by Miami-Dade Public Health Trust/Jackson Memorial Hospital for Funeral and Catering Services, May 31, 2005.
Exhibits.


MIA Consultant/Lobbyist Guillermo Joaquin Freixas sentenced in Federal and State Courts, April 12, 2005.

Final OIG Audit Report, Parking Management Agreement between the PHT and APCOA/Standard Parking, Inc., March 8, 2005.

Inspector General Given Wider Berth, Miami Herald March 2, 2005.

OIG Observations, Findings and Recommendations Relating to the Election Campaign Financing Trust Fund, February 23, 2005.

OIG Review of Miami-Dade Community Councils, February 7, 2005.

Animal Services Task Force Memorandum, January 25, 2005.

Incorrect Property Tax Valuation of Property Located at 6521 SW 100 Street, Village of Pinecrest, Florida, For Tax Years 1988 to 2004, January 7, 2005.


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Press Releases and Reports of Public Record - 2004


Federal Indictment of MIA Consultant/Lobbyist Guillermo Joaquin Freixas, December 22, 2004.


Arrest of Kevin Reece, Implementation Manager of Cardinal Health, Inc., December 20, 2004.

Arrest of Dale Simpson, Former Executive Director of Camillus House, December 7, 2004.

Due Diligence Review of Miami-Dade County Transit Department's Program Management Consultant (PMC) Proposers, November 30, 2004. Appendices to the OIG Review.

OIG Review of the Department of Solid Waste Management's Disposal Coupons Procedures and Sales, November 18, 2004.

Arrest of Addie C. Stewart, Former Executive Director of Rainbow Beginning Ministries & Hervel E. West, an unlicensed mortgage broker, November 15, 2004.

Miami International Airport - Fuel Farm, October 28, 2004.

Former County Employee Enters Plea on Charges of Official Misconduct and Grand Theft, October 22, 2004.

Woman Charged in Elections Fraud Probe Enters Guilty Plea, October 16, 2004.

Arrest of Nilo Juri - Campaign Financing Fraud Arrest, September 17, 2004.

OIG Final Report on Review of Collection Agency Commission Fees for Collection Agency Services Rendered to Jackson Memorial Hospital, September 10, 2004.

OIG Review of the Upcoming August 31, 2004 Primary Election, Final Report August 25, 2004.

Elections Response Team; Arrest of Rita L. Picazo, August 17, 2004.

OIG's Final Audit Report of the Cargo and Cruise Project of the Miami Seaport Redevelopment Program (MSRP) at the Miami-Dade County Seaport, August 11, 2004.

False and Questionable Grant Billings by Empower U., Inc. to Miami-Dade County for Services Allegedly Rendered to Low Income and Minority Persons with the HIV/AIDS Virus, August 3, 2004 and Appendix of Responses and Exhibits to OIG Report.

OIG Final Audit Report (2 of 3) of WASD Contract S-718, Installation or Repair of Force Mains, Water Mains and Associated Systems for a Two-Year Period with County Option to renew for Two Additional Years on a Yearly Basis, August 3, 2004.

Arrest of Solid Waste Management Employee, July 28, 2004.


OIG Comments on the PAC Restructuring, July 26, 2004.

11 Arrested in Large-Scale Fuel Theft & Contract Fraud Uncovered by State Attorney's Office and Miami-Dade Inspector General's Office Investigation, July 22, 2004.

Additional Arrest in Expanding Scheme to Defraud County Scalehouse, July 15, 2004.

OIG Final Report of Santa's Enchanted Forest / Building Department, July 15, 2005. Appendices.

Con-Artist Charged for Defrauding Court System and Stealing County Money, July 1, 2004.

OIG Final Audit Report (1 of 3) of WASD Contract S-718, Installation or Repair of Force Mains, Water Mains and Associated Systems for a Two-Year Period with County Option to Renew for Two Additional Years on a Yearly Basis, Contract S-718, dated June 30, 2004.

Homestead Exemption Fraud Arrest, June 23, 2004.

Istvan "Steven" Fazekas, a former Engineer for the Miami-Dade Fire Rescue Department, is indicted on IRS Charges, June 18, 2004.

MIA Fire Department Lieutenants Arrested, June 16, 2004.

Citizens' Independent Transportation Trust (CITT) Chairperson, Final Report June 11, 2004.

County Cheated Out of $375,000 - Additional Arrests in Scheme to Cheat County's Scalehouse, May 26, 2004.

Arrests of County Employees in Building and Zoning Probe, May 25, 2004.

Security Screening of Construction Personnel Working on the North Terminal Development (NTD) Project.
1) OIG Supplemental Memorandum Dated April 28, 2004.
2) MDAD Response Dated March 31, 2004 to OIG Final Report.
3) The OIG's Final Report (as redacted by MDAD).
4) Appendix to the Final Report (as redacted by MDAD).

5) Exhibits to the Final Report (as redacted by MDAD).

Violations of County Internet Service and E-mail Policies among MDAD Employees, April 27, 2004.

The Americas Community Center, Inc. and the Miami-Dade County Office of Economic Development Contract for Community Development Block Grant Funding, April 14, 2004. Appendix and Exhibits.

Department of Park and Recreation Park Security Unit Overtime Practices, April 8, 2004. Appendix.

Waste Tire Hauler Arrested on Charges of Cheating the County, March 15, 2004.

OIG Final Report on Incorrect Property Tax Valuation of 7670 SW 82 Avenue, Miami, Florida, as a Vacant Lot from Tax Year 1999 to Tax Year 2003 (Owners Jorge M. Abril & W. Dora R), and Property Appraiser's Response, February 24, 2004.

OIG Final Audit Report of Community Action Agency, Meals on Wheels Program, District 11, January 23, 2004.

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Press Releases and Reports of Public Record - 2003

OIG Final Audit Report of Non-Resident/Non-Emergency Admissions at Jackson Memorial Hospital, December 18, 2003. OIG Exhibit A, Schedule of Identified Patient Accounts. Public Health Trust's Response and Accompanying Schedule.

Updated Review of Prepaid Phone Card Vending Permits at Miami International Airport (MIA) and Review of the Current Invitation to Bid for Non-exclusive Prepaid Phone Card Vending Machines at Miami International Airport, December 10, 2003. Attachment (Schedule A).

County Employee Arrested for Jury Scam, December 4, 2003.

Ex-County Official Enters Plea on Charges of Official Misconduct and Insurance Fraud, November 24, 2003.

Departure Incentive Program (DIP) Cover Memorandum and Final Report, November 14, 2003. OIG Exhibits.

Cover Memorandum & Executive Summary re: the OIG Audit of the Performing Arts Center Construction Manager Quality Control Program, November 13, 2003. THE FINAL AUDIT REPORT. OIG Exhibits.  Appendix of Responses.

 
Additional Arrests in Building and Zoning Probe, November 13, 2003.

Fugitive Ex-County Employee Extradited From Hungary, October 17, 2003.

Cover Memorandum and Final Audit Report of Opportunities Industrialization Center of Dade County, Inc.'s (OIC) Reimbursement Requisitions, dated September 29, 2003. Exhibits (A-D). Appendix (1-3).

General Contractor Arrested in Continuing Investigation, September 18, 2003.

Additional Arrests Made in Building Inspection Fraud Investigation, September 3, 2003.

Building Code Arrest, August 26, 2003.

Cover Memorandum and Executive Summary of the OIG's Audit of the Dade County Police Benevolent Association's (PBA) Administration of the Retirees Health Insurance Supplement Program, August 21, 2003. Attachment of Anonymous Complaint. THE FINAL AUDIT REPORT. The PBA's Response to the Draft Report.

Audit Report of Dixie Transport, Inc., August 20, 2003. Contract is Utilized by Miami-Dade Police Department's Court Services Bureau.

Former President of OTAC Arrested for Fraud, July 23, 2003.

Planning & Zoning Employee Charged with Fraud & Official Misconduct, July 1, 2003.

Lobbyist/Consultant Arrested, June 26, 2003.

Contractor Charged With Fraud, June 5, 2003.

County Employee Arrested, May 30, 2003.

Miami City Official Arrested, May 22, 2003.

Cover Memorandum & Summary of the OIG's Final Report of the Miami-Dade County Voting Systems Contract RFP No. 326, May 20, 2003.   The OIG FINAL REPORT, May 20, 2003.

County Official Facing Additional Charges-Flees from Courtroom, April 3, 2003.

Airport Consultant/Lobbyist Arrested On Fraud Charges, March 26, 2003.

Final Audit Reports on the Resurfacing and Draining Contracts Within the Quality Neighborhood Improvement Program (QNIP):
Report 1 of 4   (March 17, 2003)
Report 2 of 4   (March 17, 2003)
Report 3 of 4   (April 23, 2003)
Report 4 of 4   (June 24, 2003)

Lobbyist Arrested - Charged with Grand Theft, March 4, 2003.

OIG Inquiry Into Miami-Dade County Canal Dredging and Canal Sediment Hauling Contracts and the Selling of Business Opportunities by Lobbyist Allen Hardemon, March 4, 2003.

OIG Audit of the Performing Arts Center and the Provision of Construction Management Services by Performing Arts Center Builders (PACB), March 3, 2003.

County Official Accused of Official Misconduct and Insurance Fraud, February 27, 2003.

County Official Arrested for Bribery and Money Laundering, February 5, 2003.

OIG Review of Proposed Contract Extensions and Amendments Between Miami-Dade Department of Solid Waste Management and Montenay-Dade, Ltd. and Waste Management, Inc., January 7, 2003.

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Press Releases and Reports of Public Record - 2002

OIG Audit Report of Public Health Trust Patient Room Renovations, Project No. P-00550, December 19, 2002.

Former Teen Court Official Arrested in Kickback Scheme, December 11, 2002.

Arrests in Probe of Tax Collector's Office, November 21, 2002.

Arrest Made in Investigation of Fraud Against the Housing Agency and Extortion of Housing Recipients, November 7, 2002.

OIG Final Report Re: Study of the Seaport Department's Identification Card Appeal Process, September 25, 2002.

OIG Inquiry Into Circumstances Surrounding the September 10, 2002, Election in Miami-Dade County, Report of September 20, 2002.

Cover Memorandum, Park and Recreation Department's Construction of Tropical Park Project. OIG Final Audit of Tropical Park Project, September 12, 2002.

OIG Final Report Re: Government Supervisors Association (GSAF)/Office and Professional Employees International Union (OPEIU), August 20, 2002.

Cover Memorandum, United Home Care Services, Inc. (UHCS). OIG Final Audit Report of UHCS' Contract with the Miami-Dade Department of Human Services, July 1, 2002.

Cover Memorandum, Duty Free Concession Agreement at Miami International Airport, June 11, 2002. Executive Summary of the OIG Report. Full OIG Final Report of the Duty Free Concession Agreement at MIA, June 11, 2002.

Executive Summary of Findings. OIG Study of the MDAD/DAC Professional Services Agreement, May 29, 2002, Full Report.

Cover Memorandum, Miami-Dade Fire Rescue Department (MDFR) and Union Activity Leave, April 1, 2002. OIG Final Report of MDFR's Administration and Tracking of Union Activity Leave, April 1, 2002.

Cover Memorandum, Paramedia U.S.A. Inc., March 5, 2002. OIG Final Audit Report of the Miami-Dade Aviation Department's Consulting Services Agreement with Paramedia U.S.A. Inc. for a Trade, Business, and Tourism Development Office in Madrid, Spain, March 5, 2002.

OIG Investigation of Alleged Altered Document Submitted by Jasco Construction Company in Furtherance of Contract Award, C01-DERM EEC, Project Number 62009, January 14, 2002.

Supplemental Report on Prepaid Phone Card Vending, January 28, 2002.

In many cases, the Office of the Inspector General issues public reports and memoranda detailing the findings and recommendations of its investigations, audits, and program reviews. The OIG began posting reports and memoranda released in 2002 on this website. The OIG files many of its reports at the Miami-Dade County Clerk of the Board. Visual images of addenda, exhibits, and responses are not retrievable through the website, but copies of these attachments can be retrieved from the Clerk of the Board.

Reports released in 2001 are generally available at the Miami-Dade County Clerk of the Board.

Copies of older reports released by the OIG, which are not available at the Clerk of Board, are available via a public records request. Contact the Office of the Inspector General at (305) 375-1946. Charges apply to the reproduction of these documents and any other administrative expenses related to the production request as authorized by County administrative order and state law.

The Miami-Dade County Clerk of the Board is located at the Stephen P. Clark Government Center, 111 N.W. 1st Street, 17th Floor. The phone number is (305) 375–5126. They are open from 8:00 a.m. – 4:30 p.m., Monday through Friday; holidays excluded.

In accordance with Miami-Dade County Administrative Order 4-48 , there is a $.15 copy charge per one-sided page and $.20 per double-sided page.

 


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