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  • Code enforcement inspector accused of extorting Baton Rouge business

    March 2, 2016 1:38 PM

    BATON ROUGE – Detectives say a Department of Development inspector was arrested Wednesday after they say he tried to extort money from several Baton Rouge business. Baton Rouge Police say 29-year-old Jeremy Jamal Johnson was charged with attempted felony theft, extortion, malfeasance in office and public bribery. Detectives... more »
  • OIG finds USS Kidd's former director spent thousands of dollars improperly

    June 5, 2015 1:50 PM

    BATON ROUGE - The state Inspector General's Office released their findings from a review of spending by the former director of the USS Kidd, who the OIG said spent thousands of dollars improperly. The OIG's review said between 2011 and 2013 Maury Drummond spent $13,552 paying for things like... more »
  • Judge rules IG can investigate N.O. School Board.

    September 25, 2013 11:42 AM

    NEW ORLEANS - The inspector general for the city of New Orleans can investigate the Orleans Parish School Board. State District Court Judge Christopher Bruno made the ruling that was released today. The School Board was denied a request to throw out a subpoena of the board's financial... more »
  • UN inspectors visit Syrian hospital

    August 26, 2013 2:59 PM

    DAMASCUS, Syria - Activists in Syria say U.N. inspectors have spent about three hours at a makeshift hospital in one of the areas near Damascus that were hit by what the opposition says was a chemical weapons attack by government forces last week. The inspectors met with doctors and took... more »
  • State health department hires inspector general

    May 15, 2013 5:01 PM

    BATON ROUGE - The state Department of Health and Hospitals has hired a new inspector general to review spending and fight fraud. The hiring of William Root, announced Wednesday, comes after Gov. Bobby Jindal's administration canceled a nearly $200 million Medicaid contract whose award is being investigated by state and... more »
  • DHH to create inspector general office Play Video

    January 23, 2013 6:09 PM

    BATON ROUGE- Medicare and medicaid abuse nationally costs taxpayers tens of billions of dollars. To help prevent abuse here, the Louisiana Department of Health and Hospitals is hiring an inspector general. DHH Secretary Bruce Greenstein says recent state audits have shown a need for greater payment controls involving Medicaid.... more »

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