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Key players in Kilpatrick corruption trial

Published On: Aug 08 2012 09:18:21 PM EDT
Kwame Kilpatrick set to go to trial in federal corruption case

Kwame Kilpatrick will go to trial as federal prosecutors accuse the former Detroit mayor of running a criminal enterprise while in office. Here are the key players in the trial.

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Victor Mercado is Detroit's former water and sewer chief. He is accused of joining Kwame Kilpatrick and Bobby Ferguson in their scheme to steal millions of dollars from the water operation. Mercado is accused of taking bribes. However, prosecutors say Mercado did not keep any bribe money. Will he be charged accordingly?


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