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Monica Conyers Released To Home Confinement

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Monica Conyers (Booking photo)

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DETROIT (WWJ/AP) - Former Detroit City Council member Monica Conyers is serving the rest of sentence for bribery in the comfort of her own home.

The Federal Bureau of Prisons said Conyers was released from a halfway house on Jan. 25.

She was imprisoned in 2010 after pleading guilty to taking bribes  in connection with a multi-million-dollar city contract while on the Detroit council.

Conyers served a majority of her sentence at Alderson Federal Prison Camp in West Virginia, which is often referred to as “Camp Cupcake,” before she was moved to the halfway house in December of last year.

Conyers, the wife of Democratic U.S. Rep. John Conyers of Detroit, was sentenced to 37 months in prison — but federal inmates typically can trim their time with good behavior.

She will serve the remainder of her time in home confinement until her sentence ends on May 16.

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