The state attorney general’s office declined the city’s request to investigate former Utilities Director George DuFour for possible fraud in adjusting customers’ utility accounts.
Now, the city has approached the state auditor’s office.
Carlos Quiñones, the city’s interim attorney, sent a letter to State Auditor Hector Balderas on March 9, requesting an investigation of bill adjustments from November 2007 to January 2009. He said he was acting at the request of Mayor Tony Marquez.
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