Former city attorney files whistle-blower lawsuit against Flint mayor

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FLINT, MI — A former city attorney has filed a lawsuit against Flint Mayor Karen Weaver, according to a Detroit Free Press article.

Stacy Erwin Oakes who was fired as city attorney in January filed a whistle-blower lawsuit against Weaver saying she was let go for objecting to “fraudulent legal documents” and other illegal acts,” said the April 3, 2017 news article.

In January, Weaver’s office issued a Jan. 3 statement to media saying the city was parting ways with Oakes. A termination letter secured by MLive.com through a Freedom of Information Act request revealed that Weaver fired Oakes’ saying she questioned the attorney’s leadership.

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