No legal marriage exists between Brown and the defendant. In fact, Brown,
through intercepted conversations, claims to have several wives.2 part of the BGF enterprise, Brown wrote a book,
The Black Book-Empowering Black Families and Communities.
Multiple cooperating witnesses have identified the book as a fraudulent representationof the purpose of BGF, and to give the entire organization the appearance of a legitimate goal.The defendant was the “wife” of Eric Brown. She is listed a corporate officer of DeeDat
Publishing, the publisher of the “Black Book.” The defendant was in constant contact with Brownduring the period of the investigation through a contraband cellular phone smuggled to Brown inMTC. During the investigation, intercepted phone calls indicate the defendant, along with another charged individual, Rainbow Williams, smuggled tobacco to Brown by paying $300 to a corrupt jailguard. The following are excerpts from some of the calls:On February 24, 2009, at approximately 3:12 pm, Brown made an outgoing call to DeitraDavenport. During the call, Brown told Davenport, “Give five of them cans to Rainbow and givehim $300 too.” Davenport asked, “Do what?” Brown continued, “Give Rainbow the five cans todayand give him $300 too.” Davenport responded, “Um huh.” Brown then said, “He should have $300.That’s what I was getting at when I was asking you, what about the money, don’t he owe somemoney for them books [a reference to the Black Book]. Don’t he?” Davenport went on to explainthat she believed that Williams currently owed money for 30 books. Brown then explained that hewould investigate. Based on my training and experience and other information developed duringthis investigation, I believe that, in this conversation, Brown was instructing Davenport to deliver “five cans,” which I believe to contain contraband and $300 to Rainbow Williams. The “five cans,”which on occasion contain tobacco, would be delivered to Williams for the purpose of having him