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Corrine Brown's co defendant Ronnie Brown arrives Monday morning to Federal courthouse in downtown Jacksonville (Dede Smith / Florida Times-Union)

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Former congresswoman Corrine Brown walks into Federal Court accompanied by pastor Rudolph McKissick, Sr. Brown appeared in Federal Court to be sentenced on fraud charges. Her former chief of staff, Ronnie Simmons and One Door for Education president Carla Wiley will also be sentenced. (Bob Mack / Florida Times-Union)

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Former congresswoman Corrine Brown walks out of the Federal Courthouse after being sentenced to 5-years on fraud charges in connection with a charity. Brown appeared in Federal Court on Monday Dec. 4, 2017 and was sentenced to 5-years in federal prison on fraud charges related to the charity One Door for Education. Her former chief of staff, Ronnie Simmons was sentenced to 48-months and One Door for Education president Carla Wiley was sentenced to 21-months. (Bob Mack/Florida Times-Union)

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Former congresswoman Corrine Brown walks out of the Federal Courthouse after being sentenced to 5-years on fraud charges in connection with a charity, One Door for Education. Brown was sentenced in the Federal Courthouse in Jacksonville, FL on Monday Dec. 4, 2017. (Bob Mack/Florida Times-Union)

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Former congresswoman Corrine Brown walks out of the Federal Courthouse after being sentenced to 5-years on fraud charges in connection with a charity. Brown appeared in Federal Court on Monday Dec. 4, 2017 and was sentenced to 5-years in federal prison on fraud charges related to the charity One Door for Education. Her former chief of staff, Ronnie Simmons was sentenced to 48-months and One Door for Education president Carla Wiley was sentenced to 21-months. (Bob Mack/Florida Times-Union)

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Former congresswoman Corrine Brown walks to the courthouse escorted by Bishop Rudolph McKissick, Sr. (at right) and other supporters before the sentencing hearing. Former congresswoman Corrine Brown appeared in Federal Court on Monday Dec. 4, 2017 and was sentenced to 5-years in federal prison on fraud charges related to the charity One Door for Education. Her former chief of staff, Ronnie Simmons was sentenced to 48-months and One Door for Education president Carla Wiley was sentenced to 21-months. (Bob Mack/Florida Times-Union)

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Shantrel A. Brown, former Congresswoman Corrine Brown’s daughter, is escorted out of the courthouse carrying a copy of the sentencing order. Monday at the Bryan Simpson United States Courthouse.Former congresswoman Corrine Brown appeared in Federal Court on Monday Dec. 4, 2017 and was sentenced to 5-years in federal prison on fraud charges related to the charity One Door for Education. Her former chief of staff, Ronnie Simmons was sentenced to 48-months and One Door for Education president Carla Wiley was sentenced to 21-months. (Bob Mack/Florida Times-Union)

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Brown's former chief of staff, Ronnie Simmons exited the courthouse after he was sentenced to 48-months. Former congresswoman Corrine Brown appeared in Federal Court on Monday Dec. 4, 2017 and was sentenced to 5-years in federal prison on fraud charges related to the charity One Door for Education. One Door for Education president Carla Wiley was sentenced to 21-months. (Bob Mack/Florida Times-Union)

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Former congresswoman Corrine Brown walks to the courthouse escorted by Bishop Rudolph McKissick, Sr. (at right) and other supporters before the sentencing hearing. Former congresswoman Corrine Brown appeared in Federal Court on Monday Dec. 4, 2017 and was sentenced to 5-years in federal prison on fraud charges related to the charity One Door for Education. Her former chief of staff, Ronnie Simmons was sentenced to 48-months and One Door for Education president Carla Wiley was sentenced to 21-months. (Bob Mack/Florida Times-Union)

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Former congresswoman Corrine Brown walks to the courthouse escorted by Bishop Rudolph McKissick, Sr. (at right) and other supporters before the sentencing hearing. Former congresswoman Corrine Brown appeared in Federal Court on Monday Dec. 4, 2017 and was sentenced to 5-years in federal prison on fraud charges related to the charity One Door for Education. Her former chief of staff, Ronnie Simmons was sentenced to 48-months and One Door for Education president Carla Wiley was sentenced to 21-months. (Bob Mack/Florida Times-Union)

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Former congresswoman Corrine Brown (at center) joins in a prayer with Bishop Rudolph McKissick, Sr. (at left) and Edward Norman (2nd from right) before the sentencing hearing. Former congresswoman Corrine Brown appeared in Federal Court on Monday Dec. 4, 2017 and was sentenced to 5-years in federal prison on fraud charges related to the charity One Door for Education. Her former chief of staff, Ronnie Simmons was sentenced to 48-months and One Door for Education president Carla Wiley was sentenced to 21-months. (Bob Mack/Florida Times-Union)

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Former congresswoman Corrine Brown gets a hug from Edward Norman before the sentencing hearing. Former congresswoman Corrine Brown appeared in Federal Court on Monday Dec. 4, 2017 and was sentenced to 5-years in federal prison on fraud charges related to the charity One Door for Education. Her former chief of staff, Ronnie Simmons was sentenced to 48-months and One Door for Education president Carla Wiley was sentenced to 21-months. (Bob Mack/Florida Times-Union)

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Former U. S. Rep. Corrine Brown leaves the Bryan Simpson Federal Courthouse after her sentencing on fraud convictions Monday, December 4, 2017 in Jacksonville, Florida. She was sentenced to 5 years. (Will Dickey/Florida Times-Union)

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James Wesley Smith III, the attorney representing former congresswoman Corrine Brown after he addressed the media outside the Federal Courthouse after his client was sentenced to five years in federal prison on 18 federal fraud and tax evasion charges related to soliciting funds for and taking money from a sham charity December 4, 2017 in Jacksonville, Florida. (Bob Self/Florida Times-Union)

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James Wesley Smith III, the attorney representing former congresswoman Corrine Brown addressed the media outside the Federal Courthouse after his client was sentenced to five years in federal prison on 18 federal fraud and tax evasion charges related to soliciting funds for and taking money from a sham charity December 4, 2017 in Jacksonville, Florida. (Bob Self/Florida Times-Union)

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James Wesley Smith III, the attorney representing former congresswoman Corrine Brown leaves the Federal Courthouse after his client was sentenced to five years in federal prison on 18 federal fraud and tax evasion charges related to soliciting funds for and taking money from a sham charity December 4, 2017 in Jacksonville, Florida. (Bob Self/Florida Times-Union)

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Former congresswoman Corrine Brown walks into Federal Court accompanied by pastor Rudolph McKissick, Sr. Brown appeared in Federal Court to be sentenced on fraud charges. Her former chief of staff, Ronnie Simmons and One Door for Education president Carla Wiley will also be sentenced. (Bob Mack / Florida Times-Union)

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Former U. S. Rep. Corrine Brown leaves the Bryan Simpson Federal Courthouse after her sentencing on fraud convictions Monday, December 4, 2017 in Jacksonville, Florida. She was sentenced to 5 years. | Buy Photos