Fraud Friday: A former U.S. representative - Spidell

Fraud Friday: A former U.S. representative

Corrine Brown, the former U.S. representative who was in prison for two years following her conviction for operating a sham charity, was released in May when her conviction was overturned. Ms. Brown was found to have used donations to her charity, One Door for Education, for various luxury personal expenses. However, she was released after a federal appeals court determined that a juror was wrongly dismissed for his comments that the Holy Spirit told him Brown was innocent. The court has ordered a new trial for Brown. (

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