Ex-Detroit mayor stole from kids, seniors: prosecutorBy Maureen McDonald
Feb. 12, 2013
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Yawn, this is standard operating procedure. He probably just stepped on the wrong toes. - ChrisDETROIT (Reuters) - Former Detroit Mayor Kwame Kilpatrick took money meant for seniors and children and drove up costs for taxpayers under a long-running criminal enterprise that forced contractors to reward his friends and family, a federal prosecutor said on Monday.
Voters had hoped Kilpatrick would reverse decades of decline in Detroit when he was elected the youngest mayor in city history in 2001. Instead, he faces 30 charges including racketeering conspiracy, bribery, extortion and tax fraud.