The audit conducted by the City Controller’s office was undertaken after officials were tipped off to alleged fraud at the Department of Transportation.
The investigation comes in response to an audit that raised questions about $326 million in payments linked to a former mayor and his family.
The general manager for the Los Angeles Department of Water and Power apologized days after criticizing a controversial audit.
A newly released audit of the Los Angeles Department of Water and Power found that ratepayers footed the bill for thousands of dollars in free gas for employees and expensive steak dinners, as well as millions in contracts without competitive bids.
The city of Industry paid more than $326 million to companies owned by a former mayor and his family over the last 20 years.
The number of inmates being released by county jails increased by 37 percent statewide during the first three years after California began sending lower-level offenders to local lockups instead of state prisons, state auditors said Tuesday.
A new audit says county jails increased the number of inmates they released by 37 percent statewide during the first three years after California began sending lower-level offenders to local lockups instead of state prisons.
New questions are being raised Friday about the Los Angeles Police Department’s in-car cameras after an audit found that supervisors aren’t spot-checking the videos properly to monitor officer conduct.
A state audit says the Los Angeles Department of Water and Power knew it was releasing a flawed billing system and the botched rollout has cost nearly $200 million — losses that could be passed to ratepayers.
A state audit released Tuesday found that the Department of Water and Power’s troubled billing system could wind up costing ratepayers more than $200 million.
A recent audit of the Los Angeles Unified School District found that more than $2 million worth of computers, mostly iPads, could not be accounted for.
Tens of millions of dollars in under-collections as well as major operational failures and poor reporting have been cited as major factors in a Los Angeles effort to pave and maintain city streets, according to officials.
Police say an employee of Saint Francis of Rome Church on April 15 discovered a theft of personal check and cash donations from the previous week.
An audit of a Los Angeles foreclosure registry program aimed at combating neighborhood blight reveals “significant flaws” in the existing program, according to city officials Tuesday.
Auditors say officials in the city of Cudahy had virtually no oversight in place to prevent the misuse of taxpayer dollars when it spent nearly $23 million in redevelopment funds.