07/16/2010 03:24 pm ET Updated May 25, 2011

Chicago Corruption: Highlights (Or Lowlights) From The Inspector General's Report

Joe Ferguson has had his hands full.

As Chicago's Inspector General, he's in charge of investigating allegations of fraud, waste and abuse in city government. And according to a report released by Ferguson's office yesterday, there was plenty to investigate.

From getting paychecks in jail to stealing auto parts to covering up a car crash, there were ethical violations and criminal acts to go around. Which of these offenses is the worst? And why does our city have such a problem with corruption in government? Or is this just what you'd expect anywhere? Vote on our slideshow, and weigh in on the comments below.

(Information from the Inspector General's report, as covered by the Chicago Sun-Times and the Chicago Tribune.)

Chicago Corruption: Highlights (Or Lowlights) From The Inspector-General's Report