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.

Investigations

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.

Audits

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

Closure of OIG Review re: Outsourcing of Miami-Dade County Bus Routes

January 9, 2023
Ref. IG20-0002-A
Closure of OIG’s review focused on the Department of Transportation and Public Work’s outsourcing of certain county bus routes to Limousines of South Florida, Inc. d/b/a Transportation America.

OIG Observations Re: Agenda Item 3E on the Nov. 7, Airports and Economic Development Committee, Recommendation for Approval to Reject All Proposals for RFP-01258 and Award a Bid Waiver Contract

November 4, 2022
Ref. IG19-0007-O
The OIG provided observations and supplemental information related to the above-captioned procurement process that has now resulted in the recommended bid waiver award. The new contract is intended to replace the current contract that was awarded in 2015, which was for five years with five 1-year options to renew. At present, the current contract, held by John Bean Technologies Corporation (JBT), has 2.5 years remaining as options.

Ten Individuals Charged in Cheating Scheme Involving the State of Florida Elevator Safety Certificate of Competency Exam

November 3, 2022
IG21-0008-I
A joint investigation by the Miami-Dade County Office of the Inspector General, MDPD and the State Attorney’s Office resulted in ten arrest warrants issued for former employees of Oracle Elevator Co. and Schindler Elevator Corp. Eight former mechanics were involved in a scheme to cheat on the State Elevator Certification exam. Steering the scheme was a former Oracle warehouse employee and a former supervisor. The ten individuals were charged with Cheating and Organized Scheme to Defraud, both third-degree felonies.

County Contractor Sentenced on Felony Fraud Charges Related to Two County Construction Projects

November 2, 2022
IG-19-0002-I
ABC Construction, Inc., (ABC), its owner/president Jorge Gonzalez, and ABC’s office manager were sentenced on charges related to work on two Miami-Dade County construction projects—the Joseph Caleb Center Parking Garage and the University of Miami Metrorail Station Pedestrian Overpass. Criminal charges involved the submission of fraudulent insurance documents and receipts.