« Inspector general 'will not shrink from conflict' | 11/23/2009 | Chicago Sun-Times | Main | Ex-charity boss gets prison time for theft, pays 100k in restitution to City; Result of IGO joint investigation | Chicago Sun-Times | 1/29/2010 »

Operation Crooked Code: Plumbing inspector convicted of bribery, conspiracy | 1/05/2010 | Chicago Sun-Times

January 5, 2010

A federal jury Tuesday convicted a Chicago plumbing inspector accused of overlooking code violations and pushing through permits.

Mario Olivella, 42, was convicted of two counts of bribery and conspiracy for taking bribes to overlook code violations at a building at 1637 W. Granville that is being converted to condos. He faces up to 15 years in prison at his May 28 sentencing.