Office of State Inspector General - Stephen B. Street, Jr., State Inspector General - State of LouisianaWelcome. The mission of the Louisiana Office of State Inspector General is to help prevent and detect waste, mismanagement, abuse, fraud, and corruption in the executive branch of state government without regard to partisan politics, allegiances, status, or influence.
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Former Major at Angola Prison Convicted of Federal Obstruction Offenses in Connection with Beating of Handcuffed and Shackled Inmate January 29, 2018 | A former Major at Louisiana State Penitentiary (LSP) in Angola, Louisiana, was found guilty Friday in federal court for conspiring to cover up the beating of a handcuffed and shackled inmate, and for writing a false report, falsifying official records, and lying under oath about what happened.
Former School Owner and CEO Sentenced to 30 Months in Federal Prison for Federal Financial Aid Fraud Scheme January 19, 2018 | BATON ROUGE, LA – Acting United States Attorney Corey R. Amundson announced today that on Friday, January 19, 2018, Chief U.S. District Judge Brian A. Jackson sentenced ALDEN HALL, age 58, of Baton Rouge, Louisiana, to serve 30 months in federal prison for her multi-year scheme to defraud the United States Department of Education and steal Pell Grant funds. The Court also ordered HALL to make restitution payments to her victim in the amount of $276,220 and pay a $500 special assessment. HALL will be required to serve a two-year term of supervised release upon her release from prison. Thibodaux Woman Pleads Guilty to Wire Fraud and Theft of Government Check January 03, 2018 | Acting U.S. Attorney Duane A. Evans announced that JILL ANDRAS LEBLANC, a/k/a JILL FREMIN, age 41, of Thibodaux, pled guilty today one count of wire fraud and one count of theft of government funds.
Arcadia Council Woman to Spend a Year in Prison for Theft January 03, 2018 | An Arcadia council woman will spend a year in jail following her sentencing Wednesday in Bienville District Court for a felony theft conviction. District Judge Glenn Fallin also placed Patricia Hampton on two years of supervised probation with a special condition that she make full restitution to the town of Arcadia. CFO of Non-Profit Sentenced for Theft of Federal Grant Funds December 21, 2017 | Acting US Attorney Duane E. Evans announced that Rickey Roberson, age 49, was sentenced after previously pleading guilty to one count of theft of federal grant funds.
OIG Investigator Tom Boulton Receives Outstanding Collaborative Investigation Award October 26, 2017 | Tom Boulton, a Criminal Investigator and Supervisor with the Louisiana Office of State Inspector General (OIG), has been honored by the United States Attorney's Office for the Middle District of Louisiana for his investigative work in United States of America v. Alden Hall. Inspector General investigation of New Roads mayor results in felony plea, resignation October 19, 2017 | New Roads Mayor Robert Myer has promised to resign from office and never seek it again as part of a plea deal he reached with district prosecutors Thursday over allegations he misused city-issue credit cards and used his position to coerce city employees into actions for his personal gain.
Councilwoman Convicted of Stealing from the Town of Arcadia September 26, 2017 | A jury has convicted Patricia Hampton, a former Arcadia town clerk, and current member of the town council, of theft for stealing more than $39,000 collected from residents paying their water bills. Former Town Employee Found Guilty of Theft September 26, 2017 | On September 21, 2017, the Town of Arcadia's former water collections clerk, Patricia Coleman Hampton, was found guilty at trial of felony theft.
CFO of Non-Profit Pleads Guilty to Theft of Federal Funds September 21, 2017 | Acting U.S. Attorney Duane A. Evans announced that RICKEY ROBERSON, age 49, of New Orleans, pled guilty to one count of theft of federal grant funds. According to court documents, from at least 2010 to the present, ROBERSON and his wife operated Alternatives Living, Inc., a non-profit that received federal funds from the United States Department of Housing and Urban Development (HUD) in the form of Community Development Block Grants (CDBG). ROBERSON agreed that the total amount of restitution that he owes exceeds $84,000. Nate Cain, estranged wife indicted on federal charges in alleged ripoff of Avoyelles Prison August 11, 2017 | Former prison warden Nate Cain, 50, is facing 18 federal charges over purchases he allegedly made with state credit cards during his tenure at Avoyelles Correctionl Center in Cottonport. His estranged wife, Tonia, 42, was also charged.
Thibodaux Woman Charged with Wire Fraud and Money Laundering July 24, 2017 | Acting US Attorney Duane A. Evans announced that Jill Andras LeBlanc, aka Jill Fremin, age 38, was indicted and charged with 18 counts of wire fraud and money laundering for the theft of approximately $369,701. School Owner Convicted of Financial Aid Fraud and Money Laundering June 23, 2017 | Acting U.S. Attorney Corey Amundson announced that a federal jury convicted Alden Hall, age 58, of numerous federal offenses in connection with her multi-year scheme to defraud the U.S. Department of Education and steal Pell Grant Funds.
Supreseding Indictment Handed Down in Alternatives Living, Inc. for Conspiracy and Theft of Federal Funds May 18, 2017 | Acting US Attorney Duane A. Evans announced that Rickey Roberson, 47, and Ada Craige-Roberson, 43, both of New Orleans, were indicted today in a twelve count superseding indictment for conspiracy and theft of federal funds. State OIG Releases Report on the Greater New Orleans Expressway Commission - Walter Reed April 10, 2017 | The Office of State Inspector General (OIG) began an investigation after learning from multiple sources, including the New Orleans Metropolitan Crime Commission, that Walter Reed, District Attorney for the 22nd Judicial District (St. Tammany and Washington Parishes) had reported income from the Greater New Orleans Expressway Commission on Personal Financial Disclosure forms filed with the Louisiana Ethics Administration Program.


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