DETROIT
02/23/2013 09:44 am ET | Updated Apr 25, 2013

Detroit Public Library Fires Exec At Center Of FBI Probe

Detroit -- Three months after an FBI raid, the Detroit Public Library has fired one of its top administrators at the center of the federal investigation over kickbacks.

Chief Administrative Officer Tim Cromer had been on paid leave from his $145,323-a-year post since mid-November, when the FBI raided his office at the library's main branch and his West Bloomfield Township home. Cromer was fired Wednesday by Detroit Public Library Executive Director Jo Anne Mondowney.

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