DETROIT (AP) — Former Detroit Mayor Kwame Kilpatrick has been ordered to pay $1.5 million to the city’s water department.
The restitution is related to his 2013 corruption conviction. Kilpatrick was found guilty of fixing city business to enrich himself and reward his pal, Bobby Ferguson.READ MORE: CDC: New Listeria Outbreak Tied To 23 Illnesses, 1 Death
Federal Judge Nancy Edmunds ordered a new restitution figure Thursday after an appeals court said $4.5 million was too high. The Detroit News says the $1.5 million figure is related to a water department contract that involved Ferguson.READ MORE: Red Wings Hire Lightning Assistant Derek Lalonde As Coach
It’s unknown if Detroit will ever see the money. Kilpatrick is broke and will be in prison for more than 20 years.MORE NEWS: Troubling Arsenic Levels Found At Some Detroit Demolition Sites
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