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Former Detroit Mayor Kilpatrick aide details finances, alleged bribes

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Former Detroit Mayor Kilpatrick listens to Judge David Groner during his sentencing hearing where he received 120 days in jail in Michigan
Former Detroit Mayor Kilpatrick listens to Judge David Groner during his sentencing hearing where he received 120 days in jail in Michigan

DETROIT (WKZO) -- A former top aide of ex-Detroit Mayor Kwame Kilpatrick took the stand in the corruption trial of Kilpatrick, his father Bernard Kilpatrick and businessman Bobby Ferguson.

Derrick Miller told the court that the ex-mayor lied about how donations to the Kilpatrick Civic Fund were used.  Miller claims the fund was used to pay for polling data and Kilpatrick lied about the fund during a televised debate.

Miller also told the court that he often delivered cash bribes directly to Kilpatrick from various sources including former Cobo contractor Karl Kado. 

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