Victor Mercado pleaded guilty to a single conspiracy charge in 2012 while on trial with Kilpatrick and others.
Taxpayers paid slightly more than $1 million for the legal defense of former Detroit Mayor Kwame Kilpatrick and his father.
Detroit’s Incarcerated ex-mayor needs your cash.
The money would go to the Detroit water department.
It’s unlikely that the city will get much from the ex-mayor in the short-term
The bill is growing for former Detroit Mayor Kwame Kilpatrick
Federal prosecutors want former Detroit Mayor Kwame Kilpatrick to pay about $4.5 million for widespread corruption under his watch.
Prosecutors wanted him to spend two to three years behind bars, saying that he profited while his son was mayor.
The 72-year-old returns to court on Thursday, a week after Kwame Kilpatrick was sentenced to 28 years in prison.
On this weeks Michigan Matters what does L. Brooks Patterson have to say about Kwame Kilpatrick getting 28 year sentence for wrongdoing in office? And what is the biggest issue in the mayor’s race between Mike […]