Feds want Corrine Brown locked up during appeal process
Corrine Brown’s post-prison future may be in concert promotion.

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Federal prosecutors filed a motion Sunday opposing Corrine Brown‘s plea to be released on bond, pending appeal.

Brown, sentenced to five years in prison, is expected to report to the Bureau of Prisons in January.

Brown’s motion, per the feds, is “without merit and should be denied.” And while an appeal is pending, the feds believe she should be locked up.

Brown’s appeal is predicated on the removal of a juror who believed that “higher beings” said Brown wasn’t guilty; the Feds dismiss that as an immaterial objection.

Brown was found guilty earlier this year, her protestations of innocence notwithstanding, of a laundry list of 18 charges: among them, conspiracy to defraud, wire fraud, mail fraud, tax fraud, and fraudulent financial disclosures.

All of this tied to a nonperforming educational charity — One Door for Education — that was used as a slush fund by Brown and her co-conspirators for a period of years, with over $800,000 being funneled through the charity by the end.

She has never admitted guilt, except for saying she trusted without “verifying,” in a November plea for “mercy and compassion.”

A.G. Gancarski

A.G. Gancarski has been a correspondent for FloridaPolitics.com since 2014. In 2018, he was a finalist for an Association of Alternative Newsweeklies "best political column." He can be reached at [email protected]


3 comments

  • Frankie M.

    December 17, 2017 at 11:02 pm

    What is the SOP in these cases as far as appeals go?

    • Domino

      December 18, 2017 at 7:40 am

      @FrankieM.

      SOP is 30-60 days to get affairs in order before reporting voluntarily when and where ordered, appeal or no appeal.

  • seber newsome III

    December 18, 2017 at 3:00 am

    Once again, she thinks she is above the law.

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