A former Detroit treasurer and two pension officials who served under ex-Mayor Kwame Kilpatrick have been found guilty of conspiracy to commit fraud.
It looks like former Detroit Mayor Kwame Kilpatrick has another big bill to pay.
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.
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.
Roy Dixon is accused of conspiring with former City of Detroit Treasurer Jeffrey Beasley to give Beasley, and others, bribes to obtain approval of investment money from those pension funds.
The government says Jeffrey Beasley accepted bribes including cash, travel, meals and private plane flights.