Skip to comments.Ex Florida Congresswoman Corrine Brown Sentenced to Five Years in Prison for Fraud
Posted on 12/04/2017 12:13:25 PM PST by Jacquerie
Corrine Brown, a former Florida congresswoman from Jacksonville, was sentenced to five years in prison for fraud and other charges related to a fake charity she used to put money in her own pocket while serving in Washington.
A federal judge sentenced Brown, 71, to five years in prison and she was ordered to turn herself in to federal authorities no later than Jan. 8.
First elected to the U.S. House of Representatives in 1993, Brown, a Democrat, served the Jacksonville area until 2017.
Brown was indicted on federal corruption charges in 2016 for stealing money from a fake charity organization, One Door For Education, which was created to give scholarships to poor children but instead was used as Brown and her friends personal slush fund.
Browns chief of staff Ronnie Simmons was also involved in the case and pleaded guilty to two counts of conspiracy and corruption felonies: conspiracy to commit fraud and theft of government funds.
Simmons testified against Brown as part of the plea deal. Brown, on the other hand, said she had no idea what was going on with the fake charitys money and instead shifted the blame on to Simmons.
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Hillary has white privilege.
No room for a D in that headline
If she was a Republican, the headline would've read, "Ex-Florida Repbulican Congresswoman, Corrine Brown (R-FL) Sentenced to Five Years In Prison for Fraud and Oh, Did We Mention She Was a Republican, Because She Was. A Republican, that is."
Another stupid black woman.
“Hillary has white privilege.”
That will be the basis for Corinne’s appeal. She will walk into court, roll up her sleeve and point to her forearm. Then, her “new lawyer” Maxine Waters will ask for a Black judge to “rehear” her case.
“Another stupid black woman.”
Name me one in government service that isn’t. I know, Mia Love from Utah is the only one that comes readily to mind, and she’s great, but all alone.
Does she or anyone else have to pay back the money ? Bet not !
Guess you have to look elsewhere for the full expose.
They’re a bunch of cats trying to be dogs.
The Women’s Movement has screwed up women and society so badly, that recovery from this horror would be a miracle.
It’ll happen when Jesus returns as King of the World, but before that, it would be miraculous.
I wonder what NYT, ComPost, CBSABCNBCCNN will say.....
I am surprised that a democrat was actually prosecuted.
Guess she wasn’t useful to the party anymore.
“Does she or anyone else have to pay back the money ? Bet not!”
According to the article all three of them have large repayments to make and a couple of them are also up for income tax evasion. Maybe, with former Congressman William “cold cash” Jefferson being let out of the balance of his sentence, he can help out with some of his “frozen assets.”
It would take a natural disaster like an earthquake or hurricane or tsunami to get to those frozen assets.
“It would take a natural disaster like an earthquake or hurricane or tsunami to get to those frozen assets.”
Or a power failure causing his freezer to defrost?
I wonder if she lied to the FBI?
I figured it was a Democrat when I had to read the story for an affiliation. Pathetic double standard indeed
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