Ex-Rep. Cops To Tax Cost After Unique Convictions Nixed

By Theresa Schliep (May 18, 2022, 7:18 PM EDT) — Former U.S. Rep. Corrine Brown pled guilty Wednesday in Florida federal court to interfering with the administration of federal tax laws following an Eleventh Circuit decision vacating her original convictions for what it called the improper removal of a juror.

Brown pled guilty to interfering with administration of U.S. tax laws under Internal Revenue Code Section 7212(a) in an agreement that if accepted by the court would drop the remaining charges against the former Florida representative. A 7-4 decision in May 2021 by the Eleventh Circuit had determined that the trial court improperly removed a juror who believed the Holy Spirit had told…

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