Ethics Cases

 

Name
(Case No.)  ▾
ViolationAllegationsOutcomeSanction
Archibong, Natalyn
(CO-13-007)
Disclosure of Interests Official failed to disclose benefits paid to her brother’s company. Settlement Agreement $250 fine
Battle, Tonya
(CO-13-004)
Gratuity; Solicitation Employee solicited funds from prohibited sources for daughter to participate in school program. Settlement Agreement $150 fine
Brooks, Deborah Scott
(CO-07-006)
Use of city property Employee in charge of rental management program waived rental fee for her daughter's wedding at City Hall. Settlement agreement $250 fine
Bush, Robert
(CO-08-001)
Gratuity Employee accepted free lunch from contractor. Settlement agreement Ethics training
Collins, Charlotte
(CO-14-001)
Gratuity Employee accepted two complimentary Atlanta Falcons tickets. Violation Found Public reprimand
Domengeaux, Stanley
(CO-12-007)
Use of city property; Disclosure of Income and Financial Interests; Confidential Information; Incompatible Interests Employee used city services to gain a private advantage; failed to disclose his private business on his city financial disclosure statements; used confidential information for his financial gain; and rendered private services on behalf of his company which were incompatible with his official duties as an arborist. Violations found $4,000 fine; Public reprimand
Godfrey, Robert
(CO-09-001)
Gratuity Employee accepted two dinners from law firm suing the City. Violation found $175 fine
Goree, Stacy
(CO-07-032)
Gratuity Employee accepted meals, golf, and all-expenses paid trip to Las Vegas from vendor that provided servers to the City. Probable cause found Personnel action
Fire Inspectors
(CO-13-013)
Incompatible Interests A fire inspector provided private services to establishments where he conducted city inspections. Violation found $500 fine; Public reprimand
Hall, Kwanza
(CO-08-007)
Use of city property Councilmember used city funds to pay for email services to send political emails unrelated to city business. Settlement agreement $750 fine; $11,200 restitution
Holloway, Kevin
(CO-07-018)
Post-employment Former planner represented property owners on subdivision applications that he reviewed while working for the City. Violation found $2,000 fine
Hopkins, Michael
(CO-13-009)
Incompatible Interests; Gratuity NPU-X Vice-Chair accepted travel paid for by a charter school seeking support from NPU-X for its Atlanta Public School Application. Settlement Agreement Ethics training
James, Anthony
(CO-07-031)
Gratuity Employee accepted meals, golf, and all-expenses paid trip to Las Vegas from vendor that provided servers to the City. Probable cause found Personnel action

Johnson, Rhonda Dauphin
(CO-10-002)

Use of city property Employee used city labor and truck rented with city funds to move personal property during normal business hours. Settlement agreement $750 fine; $51.55 restitution

Levi, Ray & Shoup
(CO-08-002)

Gratuity City contractor's employees gave meals, tickets, and all-expenses paid trip to Las Vegas to three city employees. Settlement agreement $8,383 disgorgement
Lockett, Pamela
(CO-14-015)
Use of city property Employee used city property, equipment, and time to create and print fraudulent GED certificates, pay stubs and high school diplomas for the private advantage of herself and others. Settlement agreement $1,500 fine
Maddox, Sr., James
(CO-06-006)
Use of city property Councilmember used city labor and equipment to pave his driveway apron on terms not available to the general public. Consent order $812.26 fine
Martin, Clarence T.
(CO-07-026)
Use of city property Councilmember requested waiver of rental fees for private events. Settlement agreement $250 fine
Means, Cedric
(CO-07-025)
Use of city property Employee used city credit card for personal purchases. Settlement agreement Public reprimand
Mitchell, Ceasar C.
(CO-08-005; CO-08-006)
Contract participation; Financial disclosure Councilmember hired his brother's company to provide services for his council office and failed to disclose the contract on his financial disclosure statements. Settlement agreement $5,000 fine; $10,000 restitution
Pridgeon, Greg
(CO-07-008)
Use of city property Employee used city credit card for personal purchases. Settlement agreement $650 fine
Reed, Tracy
(CO-11-006)
Use of city property Former employee had authorization to drive a city vehicle but did not have authorization for overnight use of the vehicle. Settlement agreement $200 fine
Stephens, Ronald
(CO-14-012)
Confidential Information Employee misused confidential information when he referred a private plumber to a customer while responding to a service request as part of his official duties. Settlement agreement $150 fine
Watkins, Perceta
(CO-07-030)
Use of city property Employee waived rental fee for private events Settlement agreement Personnel action
Willis, H. Lamar (CO-07-028) Gratuity; Use of city property Councilmember accepted donations on behalf of foundation from prohibited sources and used city property to operate his foundation. Settlement agreement $3,500 fine
Winslow, Cleta
(CO-09-007)
Use of city property Councilmember used city funds to pay for campaign literature and workers. Settlement agreement $1,500 fine; $5,420 restitution
Winslow, Cleta
(CO-13-011)
Use of city property Councilmember used city funds to provide for the transportation of seniors in her district to a campaign kick-off event held at her campaign headquarters. Violation found $2,000 fine
Young, Lynnette
(CO-07-007)
Use of city property Employee used city credit card for personal purchases. Settlement agreement None

 

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