Former Democratic Rep. Corrine Brown (Fla.) was sentenced to five years in prison on Monday for her conviction in a federal fraud case involving a charity she used to enrich herself.
Former Democratic Rep. Corrine Brown (Fla.) is back in court Monday trying to overturn her conviction on charges of fraud and tax evasion connected to a sham charity.
Nearly seven full months into 2017, the Democratic Party has had its own share of scandals unfold this year.
Former Democratic Rep. Corrine Brown (Fla.) has been found guilty of wire fraud and tax evasion for her actions involving a charity that she used to personally benefit herself.
Prosecutors wrapped up their closing arguments Monday in the tax evasion and fraud trial of former Democratic Rep. Corrine Brown (Fla.) by telling jurors the evidence overwhelmingly shows that Brown used her ‘charitable organization’ to illegally benefit herself and staffers.
After an emotional hour of questioning, and at least one break for the defendant to recover from crying, former Democratic Rep. Corrine Brown (Fla.) finished testifying in her federal trial for corruption on Friday.
The campaign committee of former Rep. Corrine Brown (D., Fla.), who is currently on trial for corruption charges, spent thousands on hotels and small travel expenses after Brown was defeated in the Democratic primary last year.
An FBI agent testified against former Democratic Rep. Corrine Brown (Fla.) on Wednesday, stating that money from a charity intended for children’s education really went into the congresswoman and her daughter’s shared bank account.
The attorney for former Democratic Rep. Corrine Brown (Fla.) named three members of Congress, all fellow Democrats, as potential defense witnesses for Brown’s upcoming fraud trial.