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Judge wants audit of Black Mayors’ Conference: Executive director defends spending

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For the first time since the FOX 5 I-Team uncovered nearly $1 million in debt run up by the National Conference of Black Mayors, its executive director speaks out.  Vanessa Williams testified on her own behalf in a contempt of court hearing, arguing she is doing all she can to save the financially-strapped organization.

Judge Christopher Brasher said he was deadly serious-- someone could go to jail.  Earlier in this ongoing legal battle, he ordered Ms. Williams to turn over financial records.  National Conference of Black Mayors' lawyers said she didn't even come close, and they wanted her held in contempt of court.

SENIOR I-TEAM REPORTER DALE RUSSELL HAS THE COMPLETE STORY.  CLICK ON THE VIDEO ABOVE TO WATCH IT.

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