Jury Convicts Former U. S. Rep. Corrine Brown Of Mail And Wire Fraud
Special to the Trice Edney News Wire from North Star News
Rep. Corrine Brown
(Trice Edney Wire) – A 12-member jury in Florida has convicted former U.S. Rep. Corrine Brown (D., Fla.) of mail fraud, filing false tax returns and conspiracy to commit mail and wire fraud.
In all, Brown, a former member of the Congressional Black Caucus, was convicted of 18 of 20 felonies. The jury announced its decision on May 11.
Brown served in Congress from 1973 to 2017. She was defeated for re-election in the 2016 Democratic primary by Al Lawson Jr., a state representative. She represented Florida’s 5th Congressional District, which …