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Kilpatrick Trial: Courtroom Enjoys The Show As Video Demonstrates How To Hide $90,000 In Pants

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KWAME KILPATRICK
AP

As if they weren't already engaged, jurors in Detroit's public corruption trial saw some eyebrow-raising testimony Friday that could have passed for a steamy men's underwear commercial: a buff federal agent in Levis lifting up his T-shirt and shoving wads of cash down his pants.

Several women in the courtroom smiled, even the jurors.

The government showed the video to support the testimony of a witness who said he once snuck $90,000 past airport security to deliver it to Kwame Kilpatrick at the behest of the former Detroit mayor's friend and codefendant Bobby Ferguson. The government says the $90,000 was a bribe to Kilpatrick for helping Ferguson win lucrative contracts.

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