Jesse Jackson Jr., Wife Charged in Federal Cases

By: Associated Press
By: Associated Press

WASHINGTON (AP) -- Former U.S. Rep. Jesse Jackson Jr. has been charged with spending $750,000 in campaign funds on personal expenses. His wife was charged with filing false income tax forms.
Federal prosecutors filed a charge of conspiracy against the former congressman and charged his wife, Sandra, with one count of filing false joint federal income tax returns for the years 2006 through 2011.
In a statement, the former congressman says he offers no excuses for his conduct and fully accepts responsibility for the improper decisions and mistakes he has made.


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  • by Ricardo Location: Lansing on Feb 17, 2013 at 10:52 AM
    Big deal. He accepts responseability, but keeps the items purchased with someone elses money. Typical! Thank You. Ricardo
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