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Former congresswoman Corrine Brown pleads guilty to tax fraud

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Former U.S. Rep. Corrine Brown leaves court Wednesday after pleading guilty to tax evasion.

Former U.S. Rep. Corrine Brown on Wednesday returned to federal court, where she pleaded guilty to one count of tax fraud in her federal case, admitting that she lied to the IRS about deductions that were made.

The other 17 counts against her were dropped as part of a plea deal, and Brown won’t serve any further prison time.

She will have to make restitution of $62,650 to the IRS.

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