Tag: One Door for Education
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A.G. GancarskiJanuary 22, 2018
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Corrine Brown is expected to begin five years in prison no later than Jan. 29. A motion filed Monday would have delayed that 30 days, but it was quickly denied. The more interesting story, however, may be that one of President Donald Trump‘s personal attorneys may be an asset to the former congresswoman’s appeal. Brown, convicted […]

A.G. GancarskiDecember 20, 2017
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Former U.S. Rep. Corrine Brown was found guilty of 18 counts in the One Door for Education case. She faces a five-year prison stretch. Brown is asserting she should be free during the appeal process; however, Judge Timothy Corrigan sees it differently, declaring: “The law presumes that a person who stands convicted and sentenced will begin service of her […]

A.G. GancarskiDecember 19, 2017
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Longevity runs in Corrine Brown‘s family, and that seems to be part of the calculus of a federal lien against the congresswoman-turned-felon. A lien notice totaling $664,292 was filed this weekend. There is good news, however; 20 years after the date of filing (December 2037), Brown is freed of the obligation. Corrine Brown was found guilty […]

A.G. GancarskiDecember 17, 2017
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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 […]

A.G. GancarskiDecember 4, 2017
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Former U.S. Rep. Corrine Brown was sentenced to five years in prison on Monday, along with three years of supervised release, $62,650 to the IRS, $452,000 of additional restitution and $664,000 of forfeiture. But she shouldn’t be fitted for an orange jumpsuit just yet, according to Brown’s attorney, James Smith,. “This court does not have the last word concerning the Congresswoman’s […]


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