Former Charlotte Mayor, Patrick D. Cannon, was sentenced on October 14, 2014 by Chief U.S. District Judge Frank D. Whitneytis to serve 44 months in prison.
Press Release:Former Charlotte Mayor Patrick D. Cannon Sentenced To 44 Months In Prison
On Tuesday, June 3, 2014, former Charlotte Mayor, Patrick D. Cannon, pleaded guilty to one count of honest services wire fraud before U.S. Magistrate Judge David S. Cayer.
Press Release:Former Charlotte Mayor Pleads Guilty To Public Corruption
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On Wednesday, March 26, 2014, Charlotte Mayor, Patrick D. Cannon, was arrested by FBI agents for alleged violations of federal public corruption laws. The federal criminal complaint filed in U.S. District Court, charged Cannon, 47, of Charlotte, with theft and bribery concerning programs receiving federal funds, honest services wire fraud and extortion under color of official right.