Contractor sues Kilpatrick over 'secret' racketeering 'scheme'

Kwame Kilpatrick

A Detroit contractor who factors into the City Hall corruption trial sued ex-Mayor Kwame Kilpatrick, his father and contractor Bobby Ferguson on Thursday, alleging the company was victimized by a secret racketeering scheme.

The federal lawsuit was filed by Detroit contractor Willie McCormick and Associates and quotes heavily from the federal indictment against Kilpatrick and cites Grosse Pointe Farms businessman Tony Soave’s testimony during the ongoing trial.

Read all about it over here.


Robert Snell

Robert Snell is the Detroit News federal courts reporter. He can be reached at or (313) 222-2028.