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Charlotte Mayor Patrick Cannon resigns after arrest on bribery charges

By Emily Harris CHARLOTTE, North Carolina (Reuters) – The mayor of North Carolina’s largest city resigned Wednesday after prosecutors said he had been arrested on federal public corruption charges that include accepting more than $48,000 in bribes from undercover FBI agents. Charlotte Mayor Patrick Cannon, 47, said his resignation was…

Charlotte Mayor Patrick Cannon arrested for accepting more than $48,000 in bribes

By Emily Harris CHARLOTTE, North Carolina (Reuters) – The mayor of North Carolina’s largest city was arrested on Wednesday on federal public corruption charges that include accepting more than $48,000 in bribes from undercover FBI agents, a U.S. attorney’s office said. Charlotte Mayor Patrick Cannon, 47, is charged with theft…

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