Ex-Detroit Mayor Convicted Of Corruption Owes City $4.5M

Law360, New York (December 10, 2013, 8:08 PM EST) -- Ex-Detroit Mayor Kwame Kilpatrick was ordered Tuesday to pay $4.5 million in restitution to the city by a Michigan federal judge, following his corruption conviction over his alleged acceptance of bribes and kickbacks in exchange for municipal contracts.

U.S. District Judge Nancy Edmunds ordered the former mayor, who resigned amid a 2008 scandal, to pay the amount prosecutors pushed for last month — a dollar figure representing the profits reaped by a contractor and friend of Kilpatrick's, Bobby Ferguson, who has been convicted of receiving ill-gotten...
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Michigan Eastern

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June 23, 2010

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