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Twenty-eight years. That's how long former Detroit mayor Kwame Kilpatrick was sentenced to serve in federal prison Thursday, following his conviction this spring on 24 counts of racketeering, fraud and extortion. Kilpatrick, Detroit's mayor from 2002 to ...
citylab.com · 10/10/2013
The jig is up for Kwame Kilpatrick. Today (Oct. 10), the former Detroit Mayor was sentenced to 28 years in prison for corruption, including raiding his campaign funds for personal use, extortion and bribery. Reports The Griot: Kilpatrick, who served as ...
Hip-Hop Wired · ByAlvin Aqua · 10/10/2013
Kwame Kilpatrick’s brother-in-law was sentenced to 18 months probation for possessing a stolen $60,000 pickup truck that he was driving when arrested for impaired driving in St. Clair Shores. Daniel Ferguson, 43, of Detroit, received the sentence ...
Macomb Daily · ByJameson Cook · 9/3/2014
Marc Cunningham, Kilpatrick's former fraternity brother who testified against Kwame Kilpatrick and his father ... faces a minimum 30-month prison sentence under his sentencing guidelines. But the prosecution wants to give him a break — three years ...
Detroit Free Press · ByTresa Baldas · 2/24/2015
Former Detroit mayor Kwame Kilpatrick was sentenced to over two decades in prison Thursday afternoon. Kilpatrick was sentenced to 28 years in prison after being convicted of public corruption racketeering, fraud and extortion. Kilpatrick bilked the city of ...
AL.com Bloggers · 10/10/2013
The prosecution wanted a long sentence for Kwame Kilpatrick and today they got their wish. The former mayor of Detroit was sentenced Thursday to 28 years in prison for corruption, the apparent last step after a series of scandals destroyed his political ...
Electronic Urban Report · 10/10/2013
Disgraced former Detroit Mayor Kwame Kilpatrick was sentenced Thursday to 28 years in prison, the maximum time sought by federal prosecutors who say he raked the city of nearly $5 million in an extensive racketeering and extortion enterprise benefiting …
The Christian Science Monitor · ByMark Guarino · 10/10/2013
A Detroit judge ordered Kwame Kilpatrick to serve 18 months to five years in prison, “declaring that Kilpatrick had lied while on probation and maliciously hid money that was supposed to go toward repaying the City of Detroit $1 million in restitution.”
Politic365 · 5/25/2010
Former Detroit Mayor Kwame Kilpatrick was sentenced to 28 years in prison after he was found guilty of racketeering, bribery, extortion and worsening the city’s financial crisis as he recklessly spent millions of taxpayer dollars. According to The ...
Juicy Magonline · 10/11/2013
Kwame Kilpatrick has begun serving his prison term in Oklahoma at the Oklahoma City Federal Transfer Center. Kilpatrick's scheduled release date is August 2037. The former Detroit mayor was sentenced in October of last year to 28 years in prison.
Click On Detroit · 1/15/2014