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Resource ID: #26446
Subject: Public Funds
Source: KSHB-TV (Kansas City
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Date: August 14, 15 and 16

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An extensive seven-month 41 Action News investigation scrutinized the suspicious details surrounding $15,000 of Kansas City taxpayer money. At the center of the controversy: a city councilman and married pastor who had requested the funds. The money was supposed to pay for a speaking appearance by world-famous boxer Floyd Mayweather, Jr. However, that event never occurred. Despite demands from City Hall, the organizers never repaid the money. And as the 41 Action News digging continued, the story kept unraveling. The investigation culminated with an exclusive interview featuring a woman who was convinced the councilman used the taxpayer money to help keep a sexting scandal out of the public spotlight.

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