It looks like former Detroit Mayor Kwame Kilpatrick has another big bill to pay.
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.