Releases & Reports

Annual Reports

In accordance with our statutory obligation, these reports highlight the investigations, audits and reviews we conduct throughout the fiscal year. In addition, these reports aim to inspire employees, business owners and residents to report wrongdoing in County government.


Produced by the Assistant Inspector General for Investigation and staff, these advisory memoranda and public reports announce arrests, sentencing and final reports of investigations and include findings and recommendations that encourage fairness and accountability.


Produced by the Deputy Inspector General and staff, these reports detail audits, reviews, inspections and evaluations. These audits are central to ensuring transparency, efficiency and revenue accountability throughout our County government.

Contract Oversight

Drawing on professional expertise that includes governmental budgets, finance and engineering, the general counsel and staff proactively assess contract performance and monitor procurement processes, preventing fraud, waste and abuse.

Our 25th Anniversary

In 2022, the Miami-Dade County Office of the Inspector General celebrated 25 years of service. Read the Inspector General's  message about this important milestone.

Latest Releases & Reports

Case Concludes Against Ten Individuals Charged with Cheating on the State of Florida Elevator Safety Certificate of Competency Exam

August 31, 2023
Ref.  IG 21-0008-I
A joint investigation by the Miami-Dade County Office of the Inspector General, the Miami-Dade Police Department Airport District, and the Miami-Dade State Attorney’s Office, concluded with the plea and sentence of the last of ten individuals arrested and charged with Cheating and Organized Scheme to Defraud in connection with elevator safety examinations. 

County Contractor Charged, Sentenced for Defrauding the Miami-Dade Corrections and Rehabilitation Dept. for Fraudulent Invoicing Scheme

August 30, 2023
Ref. IG22-0001-I
Raudel Diaz, the owner and operator of Another Garage Gate, Inc., (AGG), a Miami-Dade County contractor since 2014, was charged and pled guilty to Organized Scheme to Defraud, a felony of the third degree. The charges stem from the submission of fraudulent supplier invoices that were submitted to MDCR for the installation and repair of fencing gates at various facilities.

OIG Final Report of Investigation - Miami-Dade Property Management Services Provided Under Contract by Royal American Management, Inc. 

August 7, 2023
Ref IG17-0024-I 
The Office of the Inspector General initiated an investigation of Royal American Management, Inc., a Miami-Dade County contractor providing property management services to the County’s Public Housing and Community Development Department for its various publicly funded housing units.

Former Clerk of the Court Employee Pleads Guilty, Sentenced for Stealing over $100K of Court Filing Fees

July 10, 2023

Tyrone Derise Smith, a former 13-year Clerk of the Court (COC) employee, plead guilty today to Organized Scheme to Defraud over $50,000, a felony of the first degree. Mr. Smith was sentenced to 24 months of house arrest followed by 15 years of probation pursuant to a negotiated plea.