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Glenn Cunha

Adjunct Professor

Biography

Glenn A. Cunha has been the Massachusetts Inspector General since 2012 when he was appointed to his first five-year term. In 2017, he was reappointed for a second five-year term. Glenn has worked in the public and private sectors for 30 years, building complex investigations, prosecuting cases in court and preventing and detecting fraud in many areas, including insurance, public benefits, charities and fraud by public officials. For 8 years Glenn served in the Attorney General’s office, where he was chief of the Insurance & Unemployment Fraud Division. He was also the managing attorney of the Criminal Bureau, where he oversaw the management of eight divisions and supervised investigations and prosecutions relative to financial fraud, probation, lottery, fraudulently produced MBTA passes, human trafficking, child pornography and a case of complex fraud by a charity. Prior to this, Glenn worked in the Suffolk County District Attorney’s Office as an Assistant District Attorney. He prosecuted serious cases, trying numerous Superior Court jury trials, from violent assaults involving children to firearm possession and drug distribution. Glenn’s experience also includes serving as the Deputy Chief of the Child Abuse Unit and as an Assistant District Attorney in Norfolk County.

Glenn holds a B.A. in Economics from Boston College, an M.B.A. from Bentley University Graduate School of Management and a J.D. from Suffolk University Law School. Glenn earned his Certified Inspector General (CIG) credential from the Association of Inspectors General in 2016.  He became a Certified Fraud Examiner (CFE) in 2018. Glenn is an avid triathlete and former member of the Brookline School Committee. He resides in Brookline with his spouse and two children.