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Embattled Detroit city councilman Gabe Leland was officially indicted by a federal grand jury on bribery charges Thursday.
Leland, who was elected in 2013, has been accused of promising to delay or prevent the city’s sale of property a business owner believed to be his in exchange for $15,000 in bribes and free car repair work.
The article goes on to state the following:
“I should ask for 30 [thousand dollars], but I’m nice to you,” Leland allegedly told the local auto shop owner.
Detroit City Councilman Gabe Leland has been inducted by a federal grand jury for soliciting and accepting bribes of )14,000 in cash and free auto body work from an unnamed local business. pic.twitter.com/xR0LWmrEod
— Chad Livengood (@ChadLivengood) October 4, 2018
— Robert Snell (@robertsnellnews) October 4, 2018
Det City Councilman Gabe Leland has been indicted on bribery charges. Investigators allege he took $7500 in bribes from a businessman who wanted to keep the city of Det from selling his property. US Atty Matthew Schneider. @WWJ950 Listen at https://t.co/YNbPdRIKMn pic.twitter.com/jecpTRxrSV
— Stephanie Davis (@sdaviswwj) October 4, 2018
The alleged scheme started in May 2017. It involves Detroit business owner Robert Carmack, who’s also accused Gabe Leland of bribery in a federal lawsuit. https://t.co/1X2exeCfXO
— Michigan Radio (@MichiganRadio) October 4, 2018
— Kat Stafford (@kat__stafford) October 4, 2018
— Nzingha Masani- Manu (@Nzingha59) October 5, 2018
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