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Former Top Aide To Ficano Sentenced For Accepting Bribes

The county’s former Technology Chief Tahir Kazmi, 49, admitted to taking $70,000 worth of bribes in cash and trips around the world.

WWJ Newsradio 950–02/14/2014

Detroit classroom (WWJ Photo, File)

Don’t Call It A Bribe, Detroit Public Schools Offer Chance At iPads And More To Students To Attend School

In addition to the special menu, students will have a chance to win iPads, bikes, and gift certificates as an incentive to get them to show up to school.

WWJ Newsradio 950–10/01/2013

L-R) Eric Miller, John Jones, Phillip Lockhart, and Moreno Taylor. (WWJ/Pat Sweeting)

Several Detroit Building Inspectors Charged With Taking Bribes

Several Detroit building safety inspectors were formally charged Friday in 36th District Court with ignoring code violations in exchange for bribes.

WWJ Newsradio 950–08/30/2013

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7 City Of Detroit Inspectors Accused Of Corruption

Michigan Attorney General Bill Schuette has announced 17 corruption charges against seven inspectors in Detroit’s building department.

WWJ Newsradio 950–08/29/2013

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Staffer Of Ex-Detroit City Councilwoman Pleads Guilty To Taking Bribes

The former chief of staff of a Detroit pension fund trustee has pleaded guilty to accepting bribes as part of the federal government’s long-running corruption investigation in the city.

WWJ Newsradio 950–08/14/2013

Jeffrey Hawkins (Booking Photo)

Ex-Fire Chief Gets Prison For Bribery

The former fire chief in Pontiac has been sentenced to six months in prison for taking a bribe to ignore violations at a bar.

WWJ Newsradio 950–06/21/2013

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Second Ex-Highland Park Cop Pleads In Drug Trafficking Scheme

A former Highland Park police officer has pleaded guilty to extortion and protecting a shipment of cocaine.

WWJ Newsradio 950–05/03/2013

Jeffrey Hawkins (Booking Photo)

Ex-Pontiac Fire Chief Convicted Of Taking Bribe

Ex-Pontiac Fire Chief Jeffrey Hawkins has been convicted of bribery for taking payment in exchange for ignoring code violations at a bar.

WWJ Newsradio 950–04/26/2013

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Cop Pleads Guilty In Extortion Conspiracy To Protect Cocaine Shipment

One of four Highland Park police officers charged in an armed drug trafficking conspiracy has issued a plea in the case.

WWJ Newsradio 950–03/22/2013

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Pension Official Says He Bribed Detroit Treasurer

Federal authorities say an executive overseeing $200 million in real estate investments by Detroit’s municipal pension has pleaded guilty to conspiring to bribe the city treasurer to get business.

WWJ Newsradio 950–02/09/2013

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