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Squad 5

Squad 5 investigates fraud, waste and corruption committed by elected officials, lobbyists and city funded not-for-profit organizations. Squad 5 also oversees multiple city agencies, including the Campaign Finance Board, the Actuary Commission, the City Clerk’s Office, and the Board of Elections. The Squad investigates and arrests officials at non-profits who divert government funds to private ends including personal enrichment or improper political activities. Squad 5 also investigates public officials who misuse their office for personal gain.


Squad 5 Reports


Theft by Former Richmond County D.A. Procurement Director

Concerns Regarding Auditing Practice and Oversight of Contractors; United Block Association

Emergency Communication Transformation Program

ECTP Delays

CityTime Fraud