The FBI has released tapes that show former Charlotte, North Carolina mayor Patrick Cannon accepting a $50,000 bribe. Authorities hope that by seeing this tape more politicians will refrain from taking large payoffs, except Hillary of course, who has already said that the criminal enterprise known as the Clinton Foundation will be wide open to
graft bribes payoffs contributions. During the time he was mayor, he accepted airline tickets, a hotel room and the use of a luxury apartment. He also solicited bribes of $1 million dollar.
Patrick Cannon was elected to office in November of 2013 and was arrested just months later in March of 2014. He pleaded guilty to one count of honest services wire fraud and was sentenced to 44 months in a federal prison. He could have received 20 years and a fine up to $250,000.
This is the culture of corruption we are used to seeing from liberals in this country. I wonder if he was planning on paying his fair share in taxes? It is unusual for the FBI to release such a long video (Over 17 minutes) but they did it to try to discourage future liberals from doing the same thing.
Here is the partial video: