Ex-Detroit Mayor's Friend Gets Mistrial In Bid-Rigging Case

Law360, New York (June 26, 2012, 8:45 PM EDT) -- A Michigan federal judge on Tuesday declared a mistrial in a case accusing a demolition contractor and longtime friend of former Detroit Mayor Kwame Kilpatrick of money laundering and using bribes and his connection to Kilpatrick to win contracts.

U.S. District Judge David Lawson granted a mistrial after the jury could not reach a verdict on charges that Bobby Ferguson took advantage of rigged bids that helped his company win, among other contracts, a nearly $12 million contract for a low-income housing project in Detroit. He...
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June 23, 2010

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