Ellen Nachtigall Biben new NYS IG

Ellen Nachtigall Biben will serve as New York State Inspector General. Ms. Biben was appointed Special Deputy Attorney General for Public Integrity in the New York State Attorney General’s Office in February 2007. Ms. Biben supervised numerous public fraud and corruption investigations including Troopergate and the pay to play scandal involving the State Comptroller’s Office.…

$80,000,000 Scheme to Defraud NYC

Massive Fraud Relating To New York City’s CityTime Project Involved Use Of Shell Corporations And False Timesheets PREET BHARARA, the United States Attorney for the Southern District of New York, and ROSE GILL HEARN, the Commissioner of the New York City Department of Investigation (“DOI”), announced today charges against four consultants to the New York…

NY Stimulus Oversight Panel Nixes $7 Million ARRA Contract

New York’s Stimulus Oversight Panel uncovered improper bidding practices on two American Recovery and Reinvestment Act of 2009 (ARRA) projects, prompting the cancellation of a $7 million weatherization contract in Brooklyn and the referral of a Sullivan County community action group to the Attorney General, according to the panels’ third Quarterly Report released today. Inspector…

Minutes: September 16, 2010

MEETING MINUTES MTA Headquarters 2 Broadway New York, NY September 16, 2010 – 8:00 a.m. Steven Pasichow called the meeting to order at 8:35 a.m.  Steve welcomed all to the meeting of the New York City Metropolitan Area Chapter (“Chapter”) of the Association of Inspectors General (“Association”). Everyone introduced him or herself and stated the office/agency that…

Minutes: January 12, 2010

MEETING MINUTES MTA Headquarters 2 Broadway New York, NY January 12, 2010 – 8:00 a.m. Steven Pasichow called the meeting to order at 8:15 a.m.  Steve welcomed all to the Charter meeting of the New York City Metropolitan Area Chapter (“Chapter”) of the Association of Inspectors General (“Association”). Handouts were given out that consisted of…

Minutes: October 15, 2009

MEETING MINUTES Federal Building 26 Federal Plaza New York, NY October 15, 2009 – 9:00 a.m. Steven Pasichow called the meeting to order at 9:15 a.m.  Steve welcomed all to the meeting at which a decision will be sought as to whether a New York Metropolitan Area Chapter of the Association of Inspectors General (AIG)…