- Aug 26, 2007
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- San Antonio Texas
- Political Leaning
Rep. Corrine Brown indicted, arrives in court | Firstcoastnews.comThe congresswoman was indicted Wednesday and the case details are just coming out. A federal case has also been filed against her chief of staff, Elias Simmons.Out of a 24 count indictment, Brown is facing 22 counts ranging fraud, conspiracy to commit mail fraud, making false statements, wire fraud, and more. Simmons is facing 19 counts.
"Congresswoman Brown and her chief of staff are alleged to have used the Congresswoman's official position to solicit over $800,000 in donations to a supposed charitable organization, only to use that organization as a personal slush fund," said Assistant Attorney General Caldwell.
"The defendants are alleged to have committed a multitude of criminal violations, inc
I hope they throw the book at her.