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Industry sues former mayor, alleging 'extensive public corruption'
Industry sues former mayor, alleging 'extensive public corruption'

The City of Industry has filed suit against former Mayor David Perez, his companies and four members of his family, alleging the misappropriation of millions of dollars in public funds through false or inflated invoices and the performance of unauthorized work on city contracts. The suit echoes the finding of a city-commissioned audit, which found that the Perezes and their companies made more than $326 million from the city over the last two decades. Since the findings were published in April, the state controller and the Los Angeles County district attorney's office have launched parallel investigations into the city's contracts with the Perez-owned companies. Industry City...

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