Tag: One Door for Education
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A.G. GancarskiDecember 4, 2017
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Sentencing looms Monday morning for Corrine Brown and her two co-conspirators in the One Door for Education case. Brown, her former chief of staff Ronnie Simmons and the former CEO of the charity, Carla Wiley, almost certainly face prison time and restitution. Brown is looking at $1,179,459.25 in restitution and fines; she also could face up to nine years in […]

A.G. GancarskiNovember 16, 2017
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Thursday saw Corrine Brown make her case for sentence leniency in Jacksonville’s federal courthouse, ahead of a Dec. 4 sentencing date. Brown, convicted of 18 felony counts in the One Door for Education fraud case this year, saw her co-conspirators turn on her in the trial; their “substantial cooperation” may earn them shorter prison stretches. Prosecutors insist on Brown […]

A.G. GancarskiNovember 16, 2017
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Thursday sees Corrine Brown making a case for sentence leniency in Jacksonville’s federal courthouse. Brown was convicted of 18 felony counts in the One Door for Education fraud case this year. Her two co-conspirators, charity CEO Carla Wiley and former Brown chief of staff Ronnie Simmons, came out of Wednesday’s hearing looking at shorter prison […]

A.G. GancarskiNovember 15, 2017
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Wednesday saw Carla Wiley and Ronnie Simmons in Jacksonville’s federal courthouse for sentencing hearings in the One Door for Education case. Wiley, the former CEO of the sham charity, and Simmons, Wiley’s former boyfriend who was also Corrine Brown‘s chief of staff, are to be sentenced Dec. 4 along with former Rep. Brown. The only question left to answer: will […]

A.G. GancarskiNovember 15, 2017
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Wednesday sees Carla Wiley and Ronnie Simmons in Jacksonville’s federal courthouse for sentencing hearings in the One Door for Education case. Wiley, the former CEO of the sham charity, and Simmons, Wiley’s former boyfriend who was also Corrine Brown‘s chief of staff, will not be sentenced Wednesday. Rather, the sentence will be rendered Dec. 4. Both Wiley and […]

A.G. GancarskiNovember 11, 2017
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4min515
When it comes to proper sentencing for 18 felony counts related to wire and mail fraud, tax evasion, and fallacious financial disclosures, the feds may want prison, but Corrine Brown wants “restorative justice.” A 19-page sentencing memorandum, one which may have benefited from a robust round of copy editing, contends that Brown’s good works should exonerate […]

A.G. GancarskiNovember 9, 2017
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6min334
Corrine Brown and her co-conspirators, Ronnie Simmons and Carla Wiley, may want to avoid prison time for their One Door for Education hustle. But federal prosecutors don’t appear to be moved, per a 50 page sentencing memorandum dropped on Thursday. The feds contend that in the history of “public corruption” cases involving former Reps. Richard Jefferson, Chaka Fattah, Jesse Jackson Jr., and Rick […]

A.G. GancarskiNovember 8, 2017
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3min230
Rat on the kingpin, and avoid prison. That’s the strategy in a sentencing memorandum from Carla Wiley, one of the co-conspirators with Corrine Brown in the One Door for Education case. Wiley, along with her former boyfriend Ronnie Simmons (Brown’s erstwhile chief of staff), is to be sentenced along with Simmons next Wednesday — a day before the sentencing […]


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