Chicago Sun-Times: Watchdog Group: CTA overstated bus mileage reports for decades

Read the full story here: Chicago Sun-Times Cause of Action’s report “A bus tour of Chicago-style fraud” alleges the CTA inflated the annual number of miles reported to the Federal Transit Administration for its in-service buses.   The group based its allegation on a 2007 audit in which it says […]

Chicago Tribune: Report: CTA reaped millions by over-reporting bus mileage

Read the full story here. Chicago Tribune “The CTA has potentially inflated by up to $150 million the federal taxpayer money it received since as far back as 1982 by “fraudulently over-reporting” the number of miles CTA buses travel while in service, according to a new report by a little-known […]

Cause of Action Reveals As Much As $150 Million in Potential Fraud by the Chicago Transit Authority

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE: October 18, 2012                                                                                                     CONTACT:  Mary Beth Hutchins, 202-507-5887     Cause of Action Reveals As Much As $150 Million in Potential Fraud by the Chicago Transit Authority Were Taxpayer Dollars Improperly Granted to Chicago’s Bus System?   WASHINGTON – Federal government accountability […]

REPORT: A Bus Tour of Chicago-Style Fraud

Cause of Action reveals its investigative report, uncovering potentially up to $150 million in taxpayer dollars that improperly went to the Chicago Transit Authority. See our full report, followed by our exhibits below: Bus Tour of Chicago-Style Fraud CTA-Exhibits