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City inspector bribed to overlook plumbing violations at Edgewater condo

A Chicago city inspector was found guilty of taking a $7,000 bribe ($9000 according to the Sun Times) to overlook plumbing violations at a condo on the 1600 block of West Granville. Mario Olivella, who prosecuters called a ”majorleague bribe-taker” was sentenced to 3.5 years in federal prison after being caught as part of Operation Crooked Code and will report to prison on January 31.

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