All Posts Tagged Tag: ‘Patrick Cannon’

Patrick Cannon, Charlotte Mayor, Resigns Pending Corruption Charges

Eight hours following his arrest on charges of bribery, extortion, and theft, among others, Mayor Patrick DeAngelo Cannon of Charlotte City, North Carolina, resigned from his post. The resignation was contained in a letter addressed to city manager Ron Carlee and city attorney Bob Hagemann, effective immediately. In his letter, Cannon explains that he chose to resign because the charges …

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Charlotte Mayor Resigns; Accused of Taking Bribes

Charlotte Mayor Patrick Cannon, who had been in office only six months, resigned Wednesday effective immediately, just hours after he was arrested and accused of taking more than $48,000 in bribes from undercover FBI agents posing as real estate developers and investors wanting to do business with North Carolina’s largest city. According to a press release from U.S. attorney Anne …

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