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Ex-D.C. Council Chairman’s Brother Charged With Fraud



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    The brother of former D.C. Council Chairman Kwame Brown has been charged with bank fraud -- the same charge that led Kwame Brown to resign his seat earlier this year.

    Che Brown was charged Wednesday in a criminal information -- a charging document that can only be filed with the defendant's consent. His attorney, Scott Bolden, said Brown plans to plead guilty.

    Che Brown claimed $35,000 in income that he never received when he made a loan modification request to GMAC Mortgage in 2010, the document said.

    It would be Brown's second conviction for bank fraud. He pleaded guilty to the charge in 1995.

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    Kwame Brown also pleaded guilty to inflating his income on bank loan applications. He used one of the loans to buy a powerboat.