Corrine Brown

Corrine Brown Petitions to Stay Out of Prison During Appeal
Former congresswoman sentenced earlier this month to five years on fraud conviction

Former U.S. Rep. Corrine Brown walks out of the federal courthouse in Jacksonville, Florida, last week after being sentenced to five years in prison on fraud and conspiracy charges. (Bob Mack/Florida Times-Union via AP)

Former Florida Rep. Corrine Brown is seeking to stay out of prison while she appeals her convictions on fraud and conspiracy charges.

The disgraced Florida Democrat was sentenced to five years in prison earlier this month and was given until Jan. 8 to surrender to the Federal Bureau of Prisons.

Former Rep. Corrine Brown Sentenced to Five Years
Florida Democrat convicted in May on fraud and corruption charges

Former Rep. Corrine Brown, D-Fla., was convicted on fraud and conspiracy charges in May. (Tom Williams/CQ Roll Call file photo)

A federal court sentenced former Florida Democratic Rep. Corrine Brown to five years in prison Monday for fraud and conspiracy charges, according to WOKV.

Brown was found guilty in May for fraudulently taking thousands of dollars from her bogus charity One Door for Education, concealing income on financial filings and filing false tax returns.

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)