Bell, who has said she thinks of Kilpatrick as a "son," told jurors in federal court Wednesday she would get cash contributions for Kilpatrick or his Civic Fund, keep a 10 to 15 percent commission for herself and deliver the rest, the Detroit Free Press reported. She said she would structure the money
so that each delivery was less than $10,000, below the threshold for reporting cash transactions to the Internal Revenue Service.
Jim Thomas, a defense lawyer, cross-examined Bell about what she will receive in return for her testimony, hinting she is lying to secure a lesser sentence for herself.
Kilpatrick, his father and two others are on trial on bribery and corruption charges.
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