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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

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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

Sam Riddle. File. (WWJ Photo)

Detroit Is Ready For A Woman As Mayor Says Riddle

After spending time behind bars on bribery charges political consultant Sam Riddle is weighing in on the race for Detroit’s next mayor.

WWJ Newsradio 950–02/08/2013

Sam Riddle (WWJ Photo, File)

Court Rejects Sam Riddle’s Appeal

The Detroit political consultant claimed the convictions should be thrown out because of insufficient evidence and misconduct by the prosecutor.

WWJ Newsradio 950–11/23/2011

Conyers, Riddle Want To Withdraw Guilty Pleas

Detroit political consultant Sam Riddle has joined ex-boss Monica Conyers in seeking to yank his guilty plea to corruption, two weeks after he was sentenced to 37 months in prison.

10/19/2010

Mary Waters Withdraws Guilty Plea

In a surprising move, former State representative Mary Waters has asked to withdraw her guilty plea on tax charges.

10/15/2010

Riddle Gets More Than 3 Years For Corruption

Detroit political consultant Sam Riddle has been sentenced to 37 months in prison in a corruption scheme involving ex-Detroit councilwoman Monica Conyers and others.

10/06/2010

Sam Riddle Seeks Sentence Delay

Detroit political consultant Sam Riddle is seeking a delay in his sentence for corruption. Riddle is due in federal court Wednesday. But lawyer Richard Convertino wants a judge to hold a hearing to determine how Riddle’s […]

10/05/2010

Prosecutors Want 37 Months For Sam Riddle

Prosecutors are recommending 37 months in prison for corrupt political consultant Sam Riddle, the same punishment given to his ally, Detroit ex-councilwoman Monica Conyers.

10/01/2010

Judge: Riddle Can Visit Sick Mother

A judge says Detroit political consultant Sam Riddle can leave jail to visit his ailing mother at a Flint hospital.

07/09/2010

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