Here is a recap of investigations into public finances in Bell:
L.A. County district attorney's office: Prosecutors charged eight current and former Bell officials with public corruption; the office is now investigating fees charged to businesses.
U.S. Justice Department: It is investigating possible civil rights violations by the city.
California attorney general's office: It filed civil lawsuits against Bell officials and is seeking oversight of Bell affairs.
California controller's office: Its audits found that Bell overcharged taxpayers and misspent funds. Its investigation continues.
Federal Securities and Exchange Commission: It is investigating how Bell handled municipal bond issues.
California Department of Corporations: It is also investigating municipal bond issues.
L.A. County auditor's office: It is trying to determine the financial health of Bell.
Source: Times reports