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City’s Chief Internal Auditor briefs city council on fuel card usage investigation

EL PASO, Texas (KVIA) -- The City of El Paso's Financial Oversight and Audit Committee (FOAC) was set to brief city council members Monday on the progress of an investigation into city officials' usage of taxpayer-funded purchasing, travel, and fuel cards.

Instead, Chief Internal Auditor Edmundo Calderon told city council members to await another meeting on Wednesday, during which the city council would get a report on how much fuel was purchased by members of the city council from January of this year to April.

Calderon explained that his office was asked to analyze additional years of fuel card activity by city council members. He said as of now, his staff has only analyzed numbers for 2022, and are currently working to review fuel card usage for calendar years 2020 and 2021.

An earlier report by Calderon's office found "excessive" use of gas cards by two elected officials in 2022-- District 3 Representative Cassandra Hernandez and former District 6 Representative Claudia Rodriguez.

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