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

Posted at 6:14 PM, Feb 12, 2014
and last updated 2014-02-12 18:20:05-05

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.