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    US Congresswoman Brown Indicted on Multiple Counts of Fraud, Conspiracy

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    US Congresswoman Corrine Brown and her chief of staff Elias Simmons were indicted for fraud and conspiracy by a US federal court on Friday, court documents revealed.

    WASHINGTON (Sputnik) — The charges against Brown and Simmons include conspiracy to commit mail and wire fraud, theft of government funds and filing false tax returns.

    Brown appeared in court on Friday for a hearing to learn the charges against her.

    The Democratic congresswoman from the state of Florida has insisted she did nothing wrong, and is currently running for re-election in November.

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