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Let It Rip: Parole investigation lands Kilpatrick on a tether

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By Fox 2 News Staff

SOUTHFIELD, Mich. (WJBK) -- Ex-Detroit Mayor Kwame Kilpatrick can't seem to keep out of trouble.  He is now being forced to wear a tether after a story uncovered by Fox 2's M.L. Elrick.

In that report, Elrick explained that Kilpatrick had received a $2,000 wire transfer from a Chicago pastor, but that state corrections officials say he didn't report the gift to his parole officer.

The transaction was captured by a surveillance camera at a Walmart store in Macomb County.

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Plus, local businessman Dominic Pangborn, who made his fortune designing art around the world and ties, has been accused in federal court of giving Kilpatrick a $10,000 bribe.  Why he says it never happened.

Joining Huel Perkins and Charlie Langton on our panel to discuss are Elrick, Pangborn and political consultant Steve Hood.

Our panelists also comment on Derrick Miller testifying in Kilpatrick's federal corruption trial.

Click on the video above to watch "Let It Rip".  Plus, tell us what you think by posting your thoughts in the comments section below.

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