Corrine Brown

Corrine Brown Asks for Mercy at Sentencing Hearing
Judge calls case a ‘complicated stew’

Former U.S. Rep. Corrine Brown walks to the federal courthouse in Jacksonville, Florida, during her trial on federal fraud and tax charges in May. She’ll learn her fate when a judge announces her sentence next month. (Bob Self/The Florida Times-Union via AP file photo)

Hoping to avoid prison, former Florida Rep. Corrine Brownasked for mercy during her sentencing hearing Thursday.

Brown also asked that U.S. District Judge Timothy Corrigan consider her years of public service, the Florida Times-Union reported.

Judge Won’t Announce Corrine Brown Sentence Until December
Brown and two others involved in sham charity have sentencing hearings this week

Former Rep. Corrine Brown answers questions from the media as she leaves the federal courthouse in Jacksonville, Florida, in April. (Bob Self/Florida Times-Union via AP file photo)

The judge overseeing disgraced former Rep. Corrine Brown’s sentencing on fraud charges said Sunday he will not announce her punishment until Dec. 4.

U.S. District Judge Timothy Corrigan will still hold sentencing hearings this week for Brown, her former chief of staff Ronnie Simmons, and Carla Wiley, who ran the bogus charity Brown used as a personal slush fund this week, the Florida Times-Union reported.

Corrine Brown Prosecutors Want Jail Time, Repayment of Scammed Funds
Former Florida congresswoman’s sentencing hearing scheduled for Thursday

Former Rep. Corrine Brown answers questions from the media as she leaves the federal courthouse in Jacksonville, Florida, after a hearing in April. (Bob Self/Florida Times-Union via AP file photo)

Prosecutors are calling for the former Florida Democratic Rep. Corrine Brown to serve prison time and repay money donors gave to her bogus charity.

The repayment of the $650,000 prosecutors say was scammed from donors would likely be split with Brown’s former chief of staff Ronnie Simmons and Carla Wiley, who ran One Door for Education, the Florida Times-Union reported.

Head of Corrine Brown’s Fake Charity Wants No Jail Time
Carla Wiley says she did not benefit as much as Brown and assisted prosecutors

Carla Wiley, right, and her attorney Gray Thomas walk to the Federal Courthouse in Jacksonville, Florida in May where she was scheduled to testify during the trial of former congresswoman Corrine Brown on federal fraud and tax charges. (Bob Self/The Florida Times-Union via AP file photo)

The head of former Florida Rep. Corrine Brown’s bogus charity is hoping to avoid prison time for cooperating with the Brown’s prosecution.

Carla Wiley, who served as the president of the sham charity One Door for Education, plead guilty to conspiracy to commit wire fraud, the Florida Times-Union reported.

Prosecutors Rip Corrine Brown Sentencing Delay Request
Former congresswoman’s defense cites health evaluation in postponing Nov. 16 sentencing

Former U.S. Rep. Corrine Brown walks to the federal courthouse in Jacksonville, Florida, in May to testify in her fraud and corruption trial. (Bob Self/Florida Times-Union via AP file photo)

Prosecutors in the corruption case against disgraced former Florida Democratic Rep. Corrine Brown on Wednesday picked apart her request for a delay in her sentencing hearing.

Earlier this week, Brown requested a delay in the hearing, which is scheduled for Nov. 16, due to health concerns. It was her second request for a delay in two weeks.

Prosecutors Seek ‘Lengthy Prison Time’ for Corrine Brown
Brown seeks another sentencing delay, citing health reasons

Former Rep. Corrine Brown, D-Fla., is seeking a delay in her sentencing citing health concerns. (Tom Williams/CQ Roll Call file photo)

Prosecutors in the case of former Florida Rep. Corrine Brown are seeking a lengthy prison sentence for the disgraced Democrat, according to court documents filed Tuesday.

But Brown is again requesting a delay in her sentencing, citing health concerns, the Florida Times-Union reported. 

Judge Rejects Corrine Brown’s Request for a Sentencing Delay
Former Florida Democratic congresswoman requested a delay because of Hurricane Irma damage

Former Florida Democratic Rep. Corrine Brown requested a delay in her sentencing because she said documents she had hoped to present were damaged or destroyed by flooding from Hurricane Irma. (Bob Self/The Florida Times-Union via AP file photo)

A judge rejected former Florida Rep. Corrine Brown’s request to delay her November sentencing hearing because of Hurricane Irma.

U.S. District Judge Timothy Corrigan said the former Democratic congresswoman hadn’t articulated why she needed a four-month delay, the Florida Times-Union reported.

Corrine Brown Asks For Sentencing Delay Because of Irma
Attorneys say former congresswoman was displaced from her home, flooding from storm destroyed documents

Former U.S. Rep. Corrine Brown, D-Fla., leaves court in Jacksonville, Florida, in May after being convicted of fraud and conspiracy. (Bruce Lipsky/The Florida Times-Union via AP file photo)

Corrine Brown Gets Hearing Over ‘Holy Spirit’ Appeal
Seeks to overturn fraud conviction over bogus charity

Former Congresswoman Corrine Brown, center, is escorted to the Federal Courthouse in Jacksonville, Fla., in May during her trial on federal fraud and tax charges. (Bob Self/The Florida Times-Union via AP file photo)

Former Florida Rep. Corrine Brown will be in court Monday for a hearing about attempts to overturn her being found guilty on fraud charges.

Brown was found guilty on charges of fraudulently using money from a bogus charity for personal reasons in May.

Former Rep. Corrine Brown Wants New Trial Over Holy Spirit
Attorney says juror shouldn’t have been dismissed

Lawyers for Rep. Corrine Brown, D-Fla., want a new trial after a juror was thrown out when he said the Holy Spirit told him not to convict her. (Tom Williams/CQ Roll Call file photo)

Lawyers for former Rep. Corrine Brownfiled for a new trial on Thursday based on the dismissal of a juror who said “the Holy Spirit” told him Brown wasn’t guilty.

Brown was found guilty in May on 18 charges related to using money from a sham charity for personal use.