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JULY '08


July 02, 2008
DOI End Fiscal Year 2008 with Record High Number of Arrests

July 03, 2008
Statement From The New York City Department of Investigation (DOI) on the Indictment of Former Cranes & Derricks Inspector Edward Marquette

July 03, 2008
Statement by DOI Commissioner Rose Gill Hearn on the Sentencing of Diploma Mill Defendants in Washington State and the Case's Impact on New York City

July 08, 2008
DOI Statement on Indictment and Arrest of a Former Court Mitigation Specialist on Charges he Stole City Funds and Falsified Records

July 10, 2008
DOI Investigation Uncovers Section 8 Bribe Scheme; 19 Individuals Arrested 

July 10, 2008
City Department of Housing Preservation and Development Supervisor and Two Accomplices Indicted for Allegedly Accept Bribes from People Seeking Section 8 Housing Benefits - Grand Jury Also Indicts Sixteen fro Allegedly paying the Bribes 

July 11, 2008
DOI Statement on 15 Year Sentence of Former Computer Director at The City Medical Examiner's Office for Defrauding the Agency of Millions in September 11th Funds

July 15, 2008
Statement by DOI Commissioner Rose Gill Hearn on Judith Leekin's 130-Month Prison Sentence

July 15, 2008
Florida Woman Sentenced to 130 Months in Prison for Fraud Scheme in Connection with Adoption of Disabled Children

July 17, 2008
DOI Arrests Emergency Medical Technician Charged with Falsifying Medical Notes to Obtain $2,660 in Sick Pay

July 21, 2008
DOI Arrests Firefighter for Falsely Claiming to be at Physical Therapy and Collecting Approximately $7,500 in Pay he was not Entitled to Receive

July 22, 2008
Bronx Man Arraigned on Charges of Stealing Approximately $1,420 From More Than 26 City Parking Meters

 July 22, 2008
DOI Statement on Sentencing of Former DOB Inspector to Six Months in Federal Prison for his Participation in a Bribery Scheme

 July 25, 2008
DOI and DOB Spot Check Construction Sites in four Boroughs to Verify if Crane Operators are Properly Licensed; Compliance Throughout the City Found

 July 26, 2008
DOI Arrests Civilian Employee of The Fire Department on Charges of Bringing an Unlicensed, Loaded Firearm to Work

 July 30, 2008
DOI and NYS Attorney General Arrest Owner and Accountant of Connecticut -Based City Contractor on Payroll Fraud Charges

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