Posts Tagged ‘Che Brown’

Grand Jury Empaneled on Kwame Case, Witness Says

Federal prosecutors have empaneled a grand jury to hear testimony about the murky 2008 re-election campaign of Council Chairman Kwame "Fully Loaded" Brown, according to one source who has already testified before the panel.
Brown's lawyer, Fred Cooke Jr., says he's not aware of any grand jury actions and says his client has not been called [...]

Kwame Brown Campaign Consultant Gave FBI Financial Documents Last Summer

A former campaign consultant for Council Chairman Kwame "Fully Loaded" Brown says he gave the FBI financial records last summer but hasn't been in contact with federal authorities since.
Charles Hawkins' Banner Consulting was paid $380,000 by Brown's 2008 reelection campaign. An audit by the Office of Campaign Finance shows that Banner paid $240,000 to a [...]

Fact Check: How Cooperative is Kwame Brown?

Council Chairman Kwame "Fully Loaded" Brown says any chatter that he hasn't been totally cooperative with the Office of Campaign Finance's investigation into the finances of his 2008 campaign is way off base.
Brown's campaign paid his brother Che Brown's sales coaching firm $170,000 through a third-party contractor, an OCF audit found. The U.S. Attorney's Office has [...]

Kwame Brown’s Transition Fund Paid Brother’s Firm

In this week's column on Ward 5 Councilmember Harry Thomas Jr.'s legal defense fund, LL mentions how there are multiple ways for D.C. politicians to raise and spend money outside the reach of the Office of Campaign Finance and outside the view of the public.
One interesting example is Council Chairman Kwame "Fully Loaded" Brown's transition [...]

Feds Probing Kwame “Fully Loaded” Brown

Oh boy, add one more to the list of District officials who are being scrutinized by the U.S. Attorney's Office.
The feds are probing Council Chairman Kwame "Fully Loaded" Brown's 2008 campaign finances, an Office of Campaign Finance attorney said today at a hearing before the Board of Election and Ethics. OCF [...]

OCF: Maybe the Feds Should Look at Brown

The Office of Campaign Finance, which filed a complaint Friday against Council Chairman Kwame "Fully Loaded" Brown's 2008 re-election campaign with the Board of Elections and Ethics, is hinting that a criminal probe of Brown's finances may be warranted.
OCF is asking the BOEE to consider referring the Brown complaint to the U.S. Attorney's Office in [...]

OCF Files Complaint Against Kwame “Fully Loaded” Brown

The Office of Campaign Finance caps one wild week for news with a late Friday announcement that it has filed a complaint against Council Chairman Kwame "Fully Loaded" Brown's 2008 re-election campaign (in which he faced no real opposition) for failing to "report 210 contributions totaling $102,763.00, failure to report 53 expenditures totaling $169,431.49, failure [...]

OCF to Question Kwame Brown on Monday

D.C. Watch's Dorothy Brizill broke the news on the Kojo Nnamdi Show today that the Office of Campaign Finance plans to depose Council Chairman Kwame "Fully Loaded" Brown on Monday as part of its investigation into his 2008 re-election campaign.
Yesterday, OCF deposed Brown's father and brother, Marshall and Che Brown, OCF spokesman Wesley Williams confirmed. [...]

Kwame Brown’s Mystery Money

Here’s a question no one seems to have asked yet: Since D.C. Council Chairman Kwame “Fully Loaded” Brown paid his family to work on his first two campaigns, does that mean he paid them during last year’s race, as well?
Several politically connected friends of Brown think there’s a good chance he did. But you won’t [...]

Loose Lips Daily: The Legendary Write-In Campaign of 2008 Edition

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Kwame Brown Pays His Brother

Good morning sweet readers! Let's hear it for people who have raised twins or more. News time:
To Be Fair, "Write-in" Ran a [...]

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