Detroit demo probe unsealed, 2 charged with taking bribes

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Federal criminal charges have been unsealed in the investigation into the city of Detroit demolition program.

Prosecutors are charging two former employees of The Adamo Group, a Detroit contract firm. Aradondo Haskins and Anthony Daguanno both face charges of conspiracy to defraud the United States.

They are both accused of accepting hundreds of thousands of dollars in bribes to rig the bidding process for tear-down work in Detroit. 

In 2016, Haskins was charged with his third DUI offense in October after a run-in with Bloomfield Township police. The vehicle he was driving was not city-owned and he was not on the job when the arrest happened.


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Both Haskins and Daguanno are scheduled to be in court Tuesday.