Former D.C. Council member Michael A. Brown faces up to 37 months in prison with three years of supervised release when he is sentenced Oct. 3. The district attorney noted that Brown embarked on his scheme even after guilty pleas from two former colleagues. (Andrew Harnik/The Washington Times)

Former D.C. Council member Michael A. Brown faces up to 37 months in prison with three years of supervised release when he is sentenced Oct. 3. The district attorney noted that Brown embarked on his scheme even after guilty pleas from two former colleagues. (Andrew Harnik/The Washington Times)