Posts Tagged ‘Che Brown’

Kwame Brown’s 2010 Campaign Was a Mess

Just two months after Kwame Brown's house arrest ended, LL would like to be the first to call for a comeback tour. The motivations here are entirely selfish, because another campaign could be the only thing that gets an answer to a question that's been bugging LL. Specifically, how is this guy so bad at running [...]

Che Brown Is a Free Man, Mostly

Che Brown's back! The brother of former D.C. Council Chairman Kwame Brown was released from a District halfway house yesterday, according to the Bureau of Prisons.
Brown was sentenced to three months in prison in March on bank fraud charges. More importantly for LL's purposes, U.S. Attorney Ron Machen has said that no one, including Brown, will face [...]

Collateral Damage

This past week was not a good one for former D.C. Council chairman and convicted felon Kwame “Fully Loaded” Brown. First, a judge denied his request to be allowed to travel to North Carolina as a part of a college tour for District youngsters that he says he’s been a part of in past years. [...]

Feds Wants Kwame Brown’s Brother to Do Six Months in Prison

The U.S. Attorney's Office wants Che Brown, brother of former D.C. Council Chairman Kwame "Fully Loaded" Brown to spend six months in prison for committing bank fraud, according to a recent court filing.
Che Brown pleaded guilty in December to falsifying his income on bank documents. It was the same felony charge that Kwame Brown pleaded [...]

Feds: No “Clean Bill of Health” For Kwame Brown’s 2008 Campaign

U.S. Attorney Ron Machen announced today that he anticipates filing no further criminal charges related to former D.C. Council Chairman Kwame "Fully Loaded" Brown's 2008 campaign. But Machen also implied that there was some hinky stuff going on in the campaign and urged the Board of Elections to continue its own investigation. Machen's announcement came [...]

Feds Charge Kwame Brown’s Brother With Bank Fraud

A criminal information was filed today against Che Brown, the brother of former D.C. Council Chairman Kwame “Fully Loaded” Brown.
Che Brown faced one count of bank fraud, for allegedly submitting false documents to GMAC Mortgage indicating that he had “$35,000 of income that he, in fact, never received,” the filing says.
A criminal information [...]

Judge: Kwame Brown Needs More Time To Cooperate

When former D.C. Council Chairman Kwame "Fully Loaded" Brown took a plea deal earlier this summer to charges of felony bank fraud and misdemeanor campaign finance fraud, part of the agreement was that he would cooperate in "any criminal investigation or prosecution" the feds were conducting.
Today a federal judge let the public know that Brown [...]

Attention on Che

Yesterday, former D.C. Council Chairman Kwame "Fully Loaded" Brown stressed to his colleagues in a private meeting that the wrongdoing that led to his resignation was of a private nature, unrelated to his public life, according to several councilmembers present.
Yeah, maybe not so much. Today Brown was charged with a misdemeanor offense related to his [...]

Who is Watching?

Harry Thomas Jr. wasn’t particularly subtle in how he went about stealing more than $350,000 in D.C. taxpayer funds. So it’s tempting to assume it was just a matter of time before he was caught.
Thomas, who is almost certain to be sentenced to prison shortly after this article goes to print, left behind a mile-long [...]

Everybody Loves Tony: Mayor Gray Summons His Inner Anthony Williams

That Mayor Vince Gray’s One City Summit on Saturday was well attended was not an accident. Commercials aired on basic cable. Flyers were distributed at Metro stations. Every Advisor Neighborhood Commissioner got an email or phone call, or at least was supposed to. Callers to the city’s 311 line were automatically told of the summit. [...]