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06-25-2014 Case # 204 Water Authority

The Office of Inspector General (OIG) conducted an investigation concerning fraudulent payments made to a personal Albuquerque Bernalillo County Water Utility Authority (WA) account by a City employee. The investigation was predicated upon information received by the Internal Audit Director that was forwarded to the OIG.

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05-08-14 Case # 14-202 Cash Out

The Office of Inspector General (OIG) conducted an investigation concerning shortages of money that occurred at the Albuquerque Botanical Gardens. This investigation was predicated upon information received from a City of Albuquerque, Treasury Supervisor.

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02-27-14 Case # 14-201 Recyling Carts

A complaint was brought forth relating to recycling carts recently purchased by SWMD for the current recycling program and citywide rollout of carts. The complaint alleged that there were 5,000 extra recycling carts purchased unnecessarily, which are going unused.

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10-30-13 Case # 13-204 Jack Candelaria Community Center

The Office of Inspector General (OIG) conducted an investigation concerning a Department of Family and Community Services (DFCS) employee for alleged misuse of City time during the employee’s work hours. This investigation was predicated upon an email received from a City Council member’s office.

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06-27-12 Case# 12-214 Alleged Accident/Injury Involving Sun Van Chauffeur

On November 4, 2011, the Office of Inspector General (OIG) was notified that Tran2 wanted to speak with us about possibly helping with an investigation of an alleged accident.

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06-25-12 Case# 12-215 Alleged Misuse of Fuel Cards by AFD Mechanic

On May 4, 2012, the Office of Inspector General (OIG) was contacted by Tige Watson, Deputy Chief with the Albuquerque Fire Department (AFD), regarding the possible misuse of fuel cards by an AFD mechanic.

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06-25-12 Case# 12-213 Collision Involving a Motor Coach Operator

On March 23, 2012, the Office of Inspector General (OIG) was contacted by Risk Manager, Peter Ennen, regarding a City bus collision that occurred on March 21, 2012.

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05-11-12 Case# 12-211 Case Management Issues of DSA Employee

On or about March 1, 2012, the Office of Inspector General (OIG) was contacted by Peter Ennen, Risk Management regarding some issues concerning a Department of Senior Affairs (DSA) employee, which involved case management issues and possible falsification of documents contained in his cases.

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04-20-12 Case# 12-212 Albuquerque Housing Authority

Request for Investigation into the expenditures and actions of the Director of the Albuquerque Housing Authority (AHA)

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04-20-12 Case# 12-210 Solid Waste, WUA Deposit

On March 8, 2012, the Office of Inspector General (OIG) was contacted by a City Treasury Supervisor regarding a discrepancy in a Water Utility Authority bill.

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03-16-12 CASE# 12-209 AFD Missing Deposit

On January 12, 2012, the Office of Inspector General (OIG) was contacted by City Treasurer, Cilia Aglialoro regarding missing monies from the Albuquerque Fire Department.

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02-17-12 CASE# 12-202 Whistleblower Complaint against the Solid Waste Management Department

On August 29, 2011, the Office of Inspector General (OIG) met with an employee of the Solid Waste Management Department (SWMD). This employee requested confidentiality and sought the protection of the Whistleblower Policy.

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01-25-12 CASE# 12-208 Alleged Theft/Unauthorized Use of Credit Card

On January 6, 2012, the Office of Inspector General (OIG) received information via the ESA 311 tipline regarding the fraudulent use of a credit card belonging to a patron of ABQ BioPark.

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12-21-11 CASE# 12-207 Violence in the Workplace-PRD

On October 27, 2011, Robert Caswell Investigation (RCI) was assigned by the City of Albuquerque, Parks and Recreation Department (PRD) Director, Barbara Baca, to conduct an investigation regarding an allegation of possible violence in the workplace involving PRD1.

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12-08-11 CASE# 12-205 PRD Brass Theft

On October 27, 2011, Robert Caswell Investigations (RCI) was assigned by the Albuquerque City Parks and Recreation Director, Barbara Baca, to conduct an investigation regarding an allegation involving PRD1, Park Maintenance Worker III, Park Management Division.

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11-21-11 CASE# 12-206 Purchasing RFP

On November 3, 2011, DFAS Employee #1 was interviewed regarding an alleged release of RFP confidential information.

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09-28-11 CASE# 12-201 - Kathleen White Incident Investigative Report

On August 1, 2011, the City Council for the City of Albuquerque unanimously voted on OC-11-27 to formally request an impartial and thorough investigation into the events related to the single car accident of July 6, 2011 involving Kathleen White, wife of former Director of Public Safety DPS.

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08-18-11 CASE# 11-208 - PNM, Family and Community Services Department

The Office of Inspector General (“IG”) conducted an investigation concerning Family and Community Services Department (“FCSD”) employees‟ alleged misconduct by falsifying documentation to receive financial help through the Public Service Company of New Mexico‟s (PNM) Good Neighbor Fund (“GNF”).

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04-27-11 - 10-208 - Fire Shift Trades, Albuquerque Fire Department

The Office of Internal Audit (OIA) conducted an investigation concerning shift trades by Albuquerque Fire Department (AFD) employees.

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