TROY, MI – As a result of illegal and unethical activity while employed by the City of Troy, former City Manager Brian Kischnick has been charged by the United States Attorney, with Bribery Concerning Programs Receiving Federal Funds.
The former city manager of Troy is facing federal charges for allegedly taking more than $20,000 in bribes.
“Through his criminal and unethical behavior, Mr. Kischnick has victimized residents, taxpayers, City employees and City Council,” said City Manager Mark Miller. “The City is moving forward with employees that meet the highest standards of ethical conduct and integrity.”
Brian Kischnick, 50-years-old, allegedly solicited and took the bribes from a contractor who was looking to do business with the city between September 2015 and March 2018.
The leadership and employees of the City of Troy have fully cooperated with the investigation and are committed to moving forward in serving City residents with the integrity they deserve.
In order to ensure transparency, City Administration plans to hire a forensic auditor to review City finances. Professional and ethical responsibility training and internal reporting processes are a priority of the City.
Additional information will be provided as it becomes available. More detailed information is anticipated for Monday afternoon, July 9th, 2018.