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Ohio Public Employees Retirement System Investigation

A project in Columbus, OH by Edward Siedle

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An independent forensic investigation of the Ohio Public Employees Retirement System.
Backers: 421
Average Pledge Per Backer: $81

Funded: $34,164 of $75,000
Dates: Jul 19th -> Sep 17th (60 days)
Project By: Edward Siedle
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Latest News

Final Day!

September 16th - via:
Well, we're in the final 24 hours now and it ain't over 'til it's over. Let's see it we can make that goal!   (Read More)

Toledo Blade Editorial About STRS Investigation

September 12th - via:
If you have any doubts about the impact a follow-on investigation of OPERS may have, see the editorial below. The Blade acknowledges now is the time for legislative and executive action. ... (Read More)


September 7th - via:
Folks, there will never be a better time for an OPERS investigation (following the STRS review) and it's still possible to make this happen. If each of you will reach out to 3 more people and ask they contribute as much as you have, the goal can be... (Read More)

Forbes: Legislative Oversight of Ohio Pensions Fails Again!

August 28th - via:  (Read More)

STRS Ohio Forensic Investigation is Kicking Butt! Let's Get OPERS moving!

August 28th - via:
Fully two and a half months after Benchmark Financial Services released a report entitled “The High Cost of Secrecy: Preliminary Findings of Forensic Investigation of the State Teachers Retirement System of Ohio,” the staff of STRS finally... (Read More)

We Made It to 25% Funded!

August 16th - via:
The great news is we made it to 25% funded! Let me emphasize that this OPERS forensic investigation will have twice the impact,  coming so soon after the STRS damning review.  This is truly an unprecedented opportunity to bring about change. Please... (Read More)


August 5th - via:
Here's the link, I believe STRS completed investigation and OPERS campaign is discussed around 16:00.  (Read More)


August 5th - via:
We're off to a great start. If each person who has pledged can find 4 others-- that's right, only 4 others-- who will pledge an equal amount, then we'll reach our goal. All you need to do is find 4 others who share your conviction that a forensic... (Read More)

We've Reached 10%!

July 26th - via:
Thanks to everyone who has contributed so far. We're at 10% but have a long way to go. Reach out to others for their support if you can.   (Read More)

New Forbes Article: Ohio Pensioners May Hold the Key to Finally Fixing America's Struggling Public Pensions

July 26th - via:   (Read More)

Nearly at 10% of goal! First document request sent! Let's get this project funded!

July 25th - via:
Anthony D, Lange, Esq. Via email to: Asst. Counsel Ohio Public Employees Retirement System 277 E. Town Street Columbus, OH 43215 Re: Public Records Request Dear Mr. Lange: Pursuant to R.C. 149.43, I request that the Ohio Public... (Read More)

Incredible start-- we're already 5% toward our goal!

July 20th - via:
Thank you all so much. Keep up the good work.  (Read More)

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