Kilpatrick was ordered to pay one million dollars in restitution as part of his original sentence. Today a judge said that Kilpatrick had hidden money and not paid the restitution in a timely manner which led to the violation of his probation.
The judge also noted that Kilpatrick, who while living in a Dallas, Texas suburb, was living in a one million dollar home, driving expensive cars and that his wife had elective cosmetic surgery all while owing restitution. Kilpatrick moved to Dallas after being released from jail last year.
text messaging scandal, when the Detroit Free Press obtained text messages between the then mayor and his chief of staff Christine Beatty showing that the two were having an intimate relationship. Both were married at the time and had denied having an affair.