Feds investigate what could be more pay-to-play corruption inside Detroit City Hall

(WXYZ) - 7 Action News has learned a new Federal Grand Jury continues to investigate what could be more pay-to-play corruption inside Detroit City Hall.

This could have easily started with evidence gathered in the Kilpatrick case as one of his top officials is already indicted in his own individual case.

The feds are looking into the multi-billion dollar police-fire pension fund, run by city employees and other top city officials.

Several, past and present employees, have been called to testify in front of the Federal Grand Jury.

Jeff Beasley was the former city treasurer under then mayor Kwame Kilpatrick. He also sat on the police-fire pension board.

His indictment outlines allegations of pay-to-play, vendors paying him and possibly others to get multi-million dollar business from the pension fund.

One current board member was called months ago to testify.

Earlier this week, 7 Action News reported the feds came to the police officers union with a grand jury subpoena and left with 5 years of financial records.
 

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