A state investigation that revealed inappropriate, if not illegal, expenses will cost Detroit $6.4 million as a federal grand jury probe continues.
Sen. Coleman Young II called for a special prosecutor today to investigate Mayor Duggan’s demolition program after Motor City Muckraker revealed last week that the U.S. Attorney’s Office leaked favorable information about Duggan to the media.
Any reporter who regularly covers federal courts will tell you it’s incredibly rare for the U.S. attorney’s office to reveal information about a grand jury investigation.
The top attorney representing the city of Detroit in an ongoing federal criminal probe into the city’s demolition program has been tapped by special counsel Robert Mueller to help investigate President Trump and his campaign’s alleged ties to Russia.
Federal prosecutors probing Detroit’s demolition program have issued grand jury subpoenas to contractors for records they’ve received from Mayor Mike Duggan’s office and city and state agencies. The subpoenas, obtained first by Motor City Muckraker, seek documents from at least three demolition contractors as part of an FBI investigation that began in August 2015. A […]
The legal bills continue to rise to defend the Detroit Land Bank, which is under a federal investigation.
The Land Bank is paying one attorney $760 an hour.
A long-time ally and friend of Mayor Duggan has resigned amid a federal investigation into the city’s demolition program.
Sometimes civil disobedience works.
The Detroit Land Bank will spend up to $760 an hour for outside legal counsel during the federal investigation into the city’s massive demolition program.