Tampa, Florida – Acting United States Attorney W. Stephen Muldrow announces the return of an indictment charging Tracy Dean Tronco (51, Lakeland) and Alejo Tronco-Diaz (50, Lakeland) with one count of conspiracy to commit federal program theft, one count of … Continue reading Former FDOT Employee & Her Husband Charged with Theft of More than $370,000 in Federal Grant Funds
More often than you might think the OIG receives a complaint about an employee operating a person business while on department time and sometimes while in a department facility. This is one such case, where the employee was alleged to be Continue reading Keeping Outside Business Interests Outside
Robert Frost famously wrote, “Home is the place where, when you have to go there, they have to take you in.” Sebastian Junger, the author of Tribe, said the word “tribe” is harder to define than home. He suggests we … Continue reading Tribal Values
This is an update to our August 2016 article on the Intelligent Transportation System Inventory Audit. We have completed audits of Districts One, Two, Four, Five, Six, Seven, and Florida Turnpike Enterprise (Turnpike) Intelligent Transportation System’s (ITS) adherence to the … Continue reading Intelligent Transportation System Inventory Audit
At the conclusion of our audits and investigations, we send a short, nine-question survey to department management to assist us in determining whether or not we have met the needs of our customers. We use the responses Continue reading Customer Surveys are In!
Each year the Office of Inspector General is required by statute and professional standards to develop an annual and long-term audit plan based on the findings of a periodic risk assessment. The audit plan contains a listing of planned … Continue reading Annual Audit Risk Assessment 2017-2018
Connecticut Man Sentenced for Falsifying Bridge Inspection Report On June 2, 2017, Akram Ahmad was sentenced in Hamilton County Court, Indian Lake, New York, to a conditional discharge of 3 years and ordered to pay a $2,500 fine and a … Continue reading USDOT News
This spring the Office of Inspector General joined the ranks of 37 other FDOT offices on Twitter. The primary goal in our tweets is an effort to keep interested parties apprised of activities and reminders from the Office of Inspector … Continue reading Follow Us on Twitter!
CONGRATULATIONS to our staff members who received new professional certifications! David T. Smith and Rich Schill for passing the Certified Inspector General Investigator certification. Denise Mottesheard is now a Certified Internal Auditor. & Nancy Shepherd is now … Continue reading Progress Toward Certification – Summer 2017
Congratulations to Ashley Clark and Kyle Erickson for being selected as the 2017 recipients of the Association of Government Accountants (AGA) – Tallahassee Chapter’s Author Award for their article “Three Pillars of Trust” published in the Spring 2017 AGA Journal … Continue reading Recognized Employees