High-profile Donors Say Brown Personally Directed Money To Bogus Charity, Assured Them Of Its Charitable Work
High-profile donors say Brown personally directed money to bogus charity, assured them of its charitable work
UPDATE: 5:30 p.m.: More donors provided testimony supporting prosecutors’ argument that Corrine Brown personally directed money to One Door for Education and assured them the money was to be used for charitable purposes.
Susie Wiles, a veteran Jacksonville political consultant who ran Donald Trump’s Florida campaign, testified about a fundraising effort she helped coordinate in 2015 to help Brown legally challenge her redrawn congressional district.
Wiles said Brown approached her at a public hearing in Orlando they were both attending related to Florida East Coast Industries receiving tax-exempt bonds to build a passenger rail line from Miami to Orlando. Wiles …