Glare of Corrine Brown’s One Door trial puts unwelcome spotlight on Jacksonville nonprofit


Glare of Corrine Brown’s One Door trial puts unwelcome spotlight on Jacksonville nonprofit

Former U.S. Rep. Corrine Brown’s fraud trial is training a harsh light on Jacksonville’s Community Rehabilitation Center and the politician who founded it, City Councilman Reginald Gaffney.

During the first hour of Brown’s trial Wednesday, Gaffney and the Northside nonprofit were described by a prosecutor as sources of unreported income for the 12-term congresswoman before the sham organization, One Door for Education, became her cash cow.

And on Friday, testimony showed that even after One Door came along, Brown’s office still saw at least a bit role for CRC in the congresswoman’s fundraising activities.

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