Government Ready To Seize Corrine Brown’s Assets If Convicted
Government ready to seize Corrine Brown’s assets if convicted
JACKSONVILLE, Fla. – The U.S. government is already making a formal request to seize former Congresswoman Corrine Brown’s assets if she’s found guilty in her federal corruption trial.
Brown faces 22 federal charges, including mail and wire fraud, and the trial begins April 26.
In a new court filing, prosecutors are asking the judge to decide how much of Brown’s assets would be forfeited to the federal government if she’s found guilty.
They allege she and her former chief of staff used a fake nonprofit to funnel $800,000 to themselves in a personal “slush fund.”
Brown’s co-defendant admitted guilt in …