August 29, 2014

Former Charlotte Mayor Patrick Cannon sentencing set for Sept. 25

Former Charlotte Mayor Patrick Cannon's sentencing hearing in a public corruption scandal has been set for Sept. 25, according to a court document filed Friday afternoon. Cannon has confessed to accepting more than $50,000 in bribes from FBI undercover agents, who posed as out-of-town developers. An affidavit in the case also says Cannon solicited $1.2 million in additional kickbacks during a meeting in the mayor's office.

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