Albuquerque Journal (Albuquerque, NM)

State Police Take Over Spending Inquiry.

Byline: Miguel Navrot Journal Staff Writer

Credit Cards Issued To City Employees

City Hall has asked State Police to investigate recent spending on four city credit cards that had been issued to employees of the Convention and Visitors Bureau, City Manager Frank DiLuzio said Tuesday.

"I'm confident state police will conduct an unbiased investigation," DiLuzio said, noting the city declined to handle the matter internally.

Officials said recently about $1,700 of nearly $9,000 spent with the four cards was used at Albuquerque clothing and department stores, including Robert R. Bailey, Ann Taylor and J.C. Penney. Where the remainder of the spending was done remained unknown Tuesday, DiLuzio said. …

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