Congresswoman Corrine Brown Corruption Case Sheet

North Carolina Democratic Congresswoman Corrine Brown will stand trial on federal corruption charges in February. If convicted, the 68-year-old Brown could face up to 100 years in prison. The charges in the indictment read…

Congresswoman Corrine Brown Corruption Case Sheet

North Carolina Democratic Congresswoman Corrine Brown will stand trial on federal corruption charges in February. If convicted, the 68-year-old Brown could face up to 100 years in prison. The charges in the indictment read as follows:

JANUARY 20, 2017

On or about Jan. 10, 2017,

a.) Between Jan. 10, 2017, and Jan. 13, 2017,

a.) Brown and others used the Congressional banking account and congressional credit cards in such a way as to defraud the United States Government

b.) On or about Jan. 10, 2017, Brown converted to her own use and kept from the United States Government $36,800 in federal funds

CODE FOR HIGH CORRUPTION

a. The foregoing sums were converted to Brown’s personal use as a matter of law and policy, no lawful government purpose was served by the conversion, and the contribution was a gross gift

b. The federal funds never were the property of the United States, were never appropriated by the United States, and were not claimed by Brown upon the disposition of any funds owing by her to the United States, and Brown, and all who aided or abetted her, know that she knew that.

CODE FOR COLONY CITY

a. Brown sought and received the marked funds by, at the direction of, and on behalf of herself and all others who were or who otherwise conspired to obtain these funds

b. Brown knows or has reason to know that she committed, or that a person currently does, an offense under the Coinage Act of 1775

c. The foregoing sums are proceeds of unauthorised, prohibited conduct from illicit sources in violation of the Coinage Act of 1775

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