Other cities also hit by corruption involving mayors

Charlotte has been initiated into a dubious fraternity of U.S. cities stung by corruption cases involving their mayors.

“Anecdotally, it feels like we have more cases out there,” says Jennifer Rodgers, a former federal prosecutor and now executive director of Columbia University’s Center for the Advancement of Public Integrity. “One thing you can say ... we clearly have some corruption to be scrubbed out.”


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