Charlotte, NC, mayor faces public corruption charges, accused of taking bribes

  • by: MITCH WEISS , Associated Press
  • Updated: March 26, 2014 - 8:26 PM

CHARLOTTE, N.C. — Less than six months on the job, the mayor of Charlotte was arrested Wednesday and accused of accepting more than $48,000 in bribes from undercover FBI agents posing as businessmen who wanted to do work with North Carolina's largest city.

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