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2018 Financial Investigations Highlights


For the year ended December 31, 2018, we issued 5 financial investigations that led to prosecuting agencies obtaining 38 criminal charges against 6 individuals for losses totaling $1,033,060. These charges related to theft, misuse of public monies, fraudulent schemes, conflict of interest, money laundering, assisting a criminal syndicate, and conspiracy. Further, 6 individuals previously charged as a result of our financial investigations pleaded guilty in 2018 to charges related to misuse of public monies, fraudulent schemes, forgery, conflict of interest, conspiracy, illegally conducting an enterprise, and aid in preparing a false tax document. These individuals either stipulated to or were sentenced for up to 2.5 years of incarceration, 10 years of probation, 160 hours of community service, and $229,830 in restitution and fines.