Monica Conyers the Detroit politician who is the wife of powerful liberal Congressman John Conyers is a convicted felon, going to prison. "She pleaded guilty in 2009 to taking bribes to vote for Synagro Technologies in a $1.2-billion sludge disposal deal. "  However, Synagro and its owner the Carlyle Group has not been charged. 
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- David Ashenfelter, Monica Conyers loses bid to delay doing prison time, Detroit Free Press, August 17, 2010.
- Diane Bukowski, Carlyle and Synagro escape charges; Powerful global firm, subsidy engineered city pay-offs, Michigan Citizen, July 29, 2010.
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