LOS ANGELES — California State Controller John Chiang sent a letter to Cudahy, Calif. officials agreeing to a request from the mayor to audit the eastern Los Angeles County city,  in which three city officials were arrested in 2012 on corruption charges.

Cudahy joins a handful of eastern Los Angeles County cities that include Bell and Vernon that have faced state and federal investigations for allegations that city leaders were pilfering from city coffers.

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