The IRS alleged during his time in office Kilpatrick spent $1.5 million, which the agent said exceeded his salary by $840,000.
A nasty fall by defense attorney Susan Van Dusen on Monday tripped up the trial this week and caused federal prosecutors to re-direct their focus on new allegation not detailed in the 100 page indictment.
Karl Kado was put under a rigorous cross-examination Tuesday, one day after telling jurors that he passed cash to then-Detroit Mayor Kwame Kilpatrick and his father, Bernard Kilpatrick.
WWJ City Beat Reporter Vickie Thomas brings us the latest from the Kwame Kipatrick corruption trial in Detroit federal court.
The ex-mayor posted on his Facebook page Monday, “Back in Detroit! Strapping on my boots. Time to go back to work on my freedom. Plus, I need the boots for all the bull excrement.”
The former head of Detroit’s water department has pleaded guilty, six weeks into a corruption trial that also involves ex-Mayor Kwame Kilpatrick.
The federal judge presiding over former Detroit Mayor Kwame Kilpatrick’s corruption trial says it will likely be delayed until Nov. 13.
The corruption trial of former Detroit Mayor Kwame Kilpatrick is on hold until next week while a defense lawyer recovers from a health problem.
A juror has been dismissed from the public corruption trial against Kwame Kilpatrick for getting a little too much shut-eye.
The final day of testimony this week in the federal corruption trial against ex-Detroit mayor Kwame Kilpatrick.