San Diego city auditor Eduardo Luna accused the managers of the city’s Southeastern Economic Development Corp. of fraud this week.

The agency — a nonprofit established by the city in 1981 to spur development in downtown San Diego — has been embroiled in controversy in recent months over executive pay. Mayor Jerry Sanders and other local officials have attacked SEDC president Carolyn Smith for granting pay raises to herself and 15 employees by $872,404 over five years.

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