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  • Kwame Kilpatrick Trust Set Up To Pay Legal Fees and Fight Conviction

    Feb 2, 14 by Qwest7 6 Comments

    *Somebody or rather somebodies must really love Kwame Kilpatrick. According to Fox 2 News Detroit, a trust has been set up for the imprisoned former Detroit mayor to help fight his federal conviction for extortion, bribery, conspiracy and other crimes as well as finance his legal defense.

  • Prosecutors Want Kwame Kilpatrick to Pay $4.5 Million for Corruption

    Nov 21, 13 by EURpublisher02 3 Comments

    *Federal prosecutors want former Detroit Mayor Kwame Kilpatrick to pay about $4.5 million for the rampant corruption that took place under his watch, reports the Associated Press. Kilpatrick began a 28-year prison sentence in October for rigging contracts, taking bribes and putting his own price on public business. Prosecutors on Thursday filed their recommendation for […]

  • Ex-Detroit Mayor Kwame Kilpatrick Sentenced to 28 Years in Prison

    Oct 10, 13 by EurPublisher 17 Comments

    *The prosecution wanted a long sentence for Kwame Kilpatrick and today they got their wish. The former mayor of Detroit was sentenced Thursday to 28 years in prison for corruption, the apparent last step after a series of scandals destroyed his political career and help steer a crisis-laden city even deeper into trouble. Kilpatrick, who […]

  • Christine Beatty Opens Up for First Time About Affair w/Kwame Kilpatrick

    Oct 8, 13 by PJ 2 Comments

    *One of the biggest scandals in the history of Detroit involved former chief of staff Christine Beatty and her affair with former Mayor Kwame Kilpatrick. Beatty is now speaking out about the sexting scandal back in 2008 that sent both her and Kilpatrick to jail after it was found that they lied under other about their […]

  • Kwame Kilpatrick & Associate Face Up to 28 Years or More in Prison

    Oct 5, 13 by PJ Leave a comment

    *After organizing a “historic and unprecedented extortion scheme” from City Hall, Detroit Mayor Kwame Kilpatrick and his partner Bobby Ferguson may be sentenced to 28 years or more if prosecutors have their way. U.S. attorneys for Michigan’s Eastern District issued the memo that stated Ferguson should serve 14-28 years and Kilpatrick 28 years in prison. […]

  • Kwame Kilpatrick’s Request for Release on Bond Denied

    Aug 19, 13 by PJ 3 Comments

    *Last week ex-Detroit mayor Kwame Kilpatrick’s request to be released on bond was denied by the U.S. 6th Circuit of Appeals. “We conclude that Kilpatrick has not shown by clear and convincing evidence that his release would not pose a risk of flight,” the court wrote on Aug. 14, reports the Detroit Free Press. U.S. […]