Revoked Daycare Director Indicted for Using False Identity during State Inspection

CLAYTON COUNTY – A former daycare director, Olubusola Eunice Drumgoole of Jonesboro, has been indicted by a Clayton County grand jury for falsely representing herself as another individual during an official visit conducted by the Department of Early Care and Learning (DECAL).

Nonprofit Food Service CEO Indicted for Falsely Claiming to Have Provided Over $800,000 in Meals for Low-Income Children

CAMDEN COUNTY, GEORGIA – Dawn Eggleston, CEO of nonprofit Our Daily Bread, Inc., has been indicted by a Camden County grand jury for submitting false reimbursements relating to the operations of the Summer Food Service Program.

Former GDOT Employees Indicted For Using State Money To Buy Luxury Vehicle Parts

DEKALB COUNTY – Former Georgia Department of Transportation (GDOT) employees Oscar Cooke of Riverdale, and Roosevelt Addie of Jonesboro, along with NAPA Auto Parts employee Openzender Tanner, have been indicted by a DeKalb County grand jury for the misuse of their state-issued purchasing card (P-Card).

Georgia Office of the State Inspector General Completes Inaugural Sexual Harassment Compliance Review

ATLANTA – The Office of the State Inspector General (OIG) has released its final report summarizing the first year of Georgia’s sexual harassment prevention policy and detailing a compliance review for 12 selected executive branch agencies.

SRTA Supervisor indicted for toll violation theft and computer crimes

ATLANTA - On Thursday, April 8th, 2021, former State Road and Tollway Authority (SRTA) supervisor Shamira Brown was indicted by a Fulton County Grand Jury on 11 counts of Computer Trespass, 2 counts of Theft by Taking, and 2 counts of Forgery in the Fourth Degree.

 

Two DECAL Child Services Consultants indicted for falsifying childcare inspection reports

ATLANTA - On Thursday, April 8th, 2021, former Department of Early Care and Learning (DECAL) Child Services Consultants Tiffany Whigham and Maranda Powell were indicted for falsifying multiple inspection reports for daycare facilities. 

Deb Wallace departs OIG, Scott McAfee appointed Inspector General

Atlanta, GA– Today Governor Brian P. Kemp announced the appointment of Scott McAfee to the Office of Inspector General. On February 25, 2021, former Inspector General Deb Wallace announced her departure from OIG.

Childcare and Parent Services (CAPS) Provider Sentenced for Submitting False Documents to State

On Wednesday, September 16, 2020, Laconte Isom, who previously pled guilty to one count of conspiracy to commit wire fraud (18 U.S.C. §1343, in violation of 18 U.S.C. §1349), was sentenced in the Northern District of Georgia for a scheme in which Isom submitted false and fictitious information to the state of Georgia in order to receive subsidy payments from the CAPS program.

Revenue Investigations Director Terminated After OIG Investigation

Effective March 13, 2020, the Georgia Department of Revenue Office of Special Investigations Director, Josh Waites, was terminated after the State Inspector General found he did not have a two-year degree in criminal justice from the University of Northwest Florida. Through the investigation, it was discovered that Waites provided false information on an employment application submitted when Waites was promoted to Director of the Office of Special Investigations.

Former Georgia Department of Human Services employee indicted and arrested of federal charges of conspiracy to commit money laundering.

Former Georgia Department of Human Services employee, Monique Wheeler, was indicted and arrested on federal charges of conspiracy to commit money laundering. Wheeler, along with over 23 other individuals were indicted on March 3, 2020 for their roles in for their involvement in a large-scale fraud and money laundering operation that targeted citizens, corporations, and financial institutions throughout the United States. Business email compromise schemes, romance fraud scams, and retirement account scams, among other frauds, duped numerous victims into losing more than $30 million.