The Los Angeles County district attorney’s office has opened an investigation into the financial dealings between the City of Industry and companies controlled by a former mayor and his relatives, officials said.
City Manager Kevin Radecki confirmed Friday that investigators have contacted Industry officials about municipal contracts that have generated more than $326 million in payments to businesses owned by David Perez and his family over the last 20 years.
“They're going to aggressively look at what’s been happening here,” Radecki said.
Perez and his attorney did not respond to calls requesting comment.
This is not the first time prosecutors have examined the...