updated Tue. January 31, 2023
March 29, 2018
Former Rep. Corrine Brown's attempt to get out of federal prison hinges on an ex-juror who said the “Holy Spirit” told him Brown was not guilty of charges related to a charity scam. Brown's attorney filed a 64-page brief Monday in the U.S. Court of Appeals for the Eleventh Circuit arguing the JacksonvilleÃâÃÂ ...
March 29, 2018
Former U.S. Rep. Corrine Brown walks out of the Federal Courthouse in Jacksonville after being sentenced to five years on fraud charges in connection with a charity, One Door for Education. ... The former U.S. representative's attorney filed a 64-page brief Monday in the 11th U.S. Circuit Court of Appeals.
March 13, 2018
A federal appeals judge in Atlanta has given attorneys for former U.S. Rep. Corrine Brown two weeks to file a new initial brief, appealing her 18 federal convictions, after ruling that her first filing was too long. The initial appeal brief addressed the issue of a juror who was removed during deliberations afterÃâÃÂ ...
March 9, 2018
But disgraced former Rep. Corrine Brown of Florida and Jon Bon Jovi are both livin' on a prayer. Brown's attorney filed a 76-page appeal to her conviction on fraud and tax evasion charges Thursday, saying the judge in the case wrongfully removed a juror who claimed a “higher power” told him Brown wasÃâÃÂ ...
February 27, 2018
The 12-term congresswoman was driven, without stopping, past a cluster of reporters outside the Sumter County complex she was assigned to after her sentencing on 18 felony convictions involving fraud and tax crimes. COLEMAN | Former U.S. Rep. Corrine Brown began a five-year sentence Monday at aÃâÃÂ ...
January 29, 2018
Corrine Brown reports to prison, faces 'rough road'. Corrine Brown ... Former U.S. Rep. Corrine Brown was found guilty of taking money from a charity that was purported to be giving scholarships to poor students. ... Four days after the June 2016 Pulse nightclub shooting in Orlando, then-U.S. Rep. CorrineÃâÃÂ ...
December 4, 2017
U.S. District Judge Timothy Corrigan sentenced ex-U.S. Rep. Corrine Brown on Monday to five years in federal prison for fraud and tax crimes that include raising about $800,000 for a sham charity, a remarkable defrocking of the once-powerful and garrulous Jacksonville Democrat who inspired devotionÃâÃÂ ...
December 2, 2017
Former U.S. Rep. Corrine Brown to learn her punishment Monday ... Hide caption. Former Congresswoman Corrine Brown (left) waits for her ride as she leaves the Bryan Simpson United States Courthouse after another day of jury deliberation. (Bruce Lipsky/Florida Times-Union). By Christopher HongÃâÃÂ ...
November 12, 2017
Former U.S. Rep. Corrine Brown's sentence for fraud and tax charges won't be announced until Dec. 4, the judge handling her case said Sunday. Sentences for her former chief of staff, Ronnie Simmons, and the president of a bogus charity she raised money for will also be delayed until then, but hearingsÃâÃÂ ...