Ex-DC Council Member Faces New Campaign Finance Claims

Law360, Los Angeles (February 7, 2014, 8:43 PM EST) -- Former Washington, D.C., City Council Member Michael A. Brown, who pled guilty last year to taking bribes from undercover federal agents, is facing new claims of campaign finance infractions that could tack several months onto his prison sentence, according to court documents filed Friday.

Federal prosecutors and Brown's attorneys on Friday filed an amended plea agreement in which Brown admitted he accepted $100,000 in secret campaign contributions during his successful 2008 city council run. Brown pled guilty in June to taking $55,000 in bribes he believed...
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