Ex-DC Council Member To Plead Guilty To Bribery Charges

Law360, San Francisco (June 7, 2013, 8:31 PM EDT) -- Former Washington, D.C., City Council Member Michael A. Brown intends to plead guilty to charges filed Friday in D.C. federal court accusing him of taking $55,000 in bribes he believed were from a company seeking city approval, his attorneys confirmed.

According to the charges, Brown accepted the money from people claiming to be a representatives of “Company M,” who were seeking accreditation from the Washington, D.C., Department of Small and Local Business Development as a “certified business enterprise.” But the money turned out to be from...
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