Florida Rep. Corrine Brown Indicted for Fraud in Educational Charity

The U.S. Justice Department said Friday that U.S. Representative Corrine Brown and her chief of staff were indicted on Friday for their roles in a scheme involving a fraudulent education charity. Brown is a Democrat from Florida. According to Reuters, the department said Brown and Elias Simmons were charged in a 24-count indictment with participating in a conspiracy to commit mail and wire fraud, theft of government property, filing false tax returns and other crimes.

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