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Kwame Kilpatrick Bills Taxpayers More Than $800,000 in Legal Fees

kwame-kilpatrick-webDETROIT, Mich. (Feb. 12, 2014) — Kwame Kilpatrick’s total legal bill for his corruption trial will cost taxpayers $813,806, according to FOX 2 in Detroit.

The former Detroit mayor is currently serving a 28-year jail sentence for corruption.

Documents obtained by FOX 2 from Detroit federal court show that the public paid roughly $1.1 million in total legal fees for Kwame and his father, Bernard Kilpatrick.

Bernard’s total legal bill was $352,777, and he is currently serving a 15-month sentence for tax crime.

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3 Comments to “Kwame Kilpatrick Bills Taxpayers More Than $800,000 in Legal Fees”

    Ken Hinchman said:
    February 12, 2014 at 8:34 PM

    The crook lost. He has to pay.

    CommonSense said:
    February 12, 2014 at 9:33 PM

    Kwame needs to be on work detail on the South Side to begin paying back society-so do all of his relatives that leached off the city of Detroit!

    Joe said:
    February 12, 2014 at 10:37 PM

    Former New Orleans mayor Ray Nagin was convicted today of basically the same offence.
    Also a Democrat/liberal

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