Ex-U.S. Rep Corrine Brown released from prison, WFTV reports

Corrine Brown
Posted at 5:33 PM, Apr 22, 2020
and last updated 2020-04-22 17:34:32-04

JACKSONVILLE, Fla. -- Disgraced former U.S. Rep. Corrine Brown has been released from prison on Wednesday, according to a report from ABC-affiliate station WFTV in Orlando.

Brown's release comes weeks after she filed and then withdrew motions asking for a release due to health concerns and the coronavirus pandemic, WFTV reports.

As of April 2020, Brown had served about two years of her five-year sentence after she was convicted on fraud charges.

Back in 2016, she was being investigated for her involvement with the charity organization, One Door for Education Foundation Inc., which the charity was supposed to give scholarships to poor students but instead, the money went to Brown and her associates.

Brown served as a representative from the Jacksonville area for more than 20 years.

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