John W. Scott was selected to be Broward County’s first-ever Inspector General in April 2011. Mr. Scott oversees the Broward Office of the Inspector General’s investigation of misconduct, including fraud, corruption, abuse and ethics violations, and gross mismanagement.
Before becoming the Inspector General, Mr. Scott spent most of his career with the United States Department of Justice, where he investigated and prosecuted public corruption and fraud cases across the nation. Those cases included allegations of misconduct by federal, state and local officials including members of Congress, governors, judges, city council members, state legislators, members of the military, and law enforcement officials, as well as vendors, lobbyists and representatives of the banking, securities and finance industries. He received his undergraduate and law degrees from Georgetown University.