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Prison-bound former Congressman Jesse Jackson Jr. plans to sell his home in Washington, D.C., to help pay a $750,000 forfeiture judgment — part of his sentence for illegally dipping into his campaign coffers and spending the money on rock 'n' roll memorabilia, furs capes, vacations, TVs and scores of other personal items.
Mink capes, Bruce Lee autographs and assorted Michael Jackson memorabilia belonging to former Rep. Jesse L. Jackson Jr. will be sold to the highest bidder to help ensure the former congressman pays his debt to society in full.
Former Rep. Jesse Jackson Jr. was sentenced to two and a half years in prison Wednesday after pleading guilty to scheming to spend $750,000 in campaign funds on TV's, restaurant dinners, an expensive watch and other costly personal items. His wife received a sentence of one year.
He was given an enormous blue and white cake, and savored a glass of wine and a sip of Bucanero, Cuba's domestic beer. Marrero smiled as his family applauded and smothered him in hugs.
Put another candle on the very crowded birthday cake of Conrado Marrero, the oldest living former major league player.
Former U.S. Rep. Jesse Jackson Jr., holding back tears, entered a guilty plea Wednesday in federal court to criminal charges that he engaged in a scheme to spend $750,000 in campaign funds on personal items. He faces 46 to 57 months in prison, and a fine of $10,000 to $100,000, under a plea deal with prosecutors.
Former Rep. Jesse L. Jackson Jr. and his wife are to appear in federal court here on Wednesday to answer criminal charges that they engaged in an alleged scheme to spend $750,000 in campaign funds on personal items.
In a spectacular fall from political prominence, former U.S. Rep. Jesse Jackson Jr. and his wife agreed Friday to plead guilty to federal charges growing out of what prosecutors said was a scheme to use $750,000 in campaign funds for lavish personal expenses, including a $43,000 gold watch and furs.
Former U.S. Rep. Jesse Jackson Jr. was officially charged Friday with illegally spending $750,000 in campaign funds for personal use, while his wife was charged with filing false income tax forms.
All the familiar sights and sounds of a football weekend at Penn State were on display: Crowded sidewalks and restaurants, fans dressed in the blue-and-white of their cherished Nittany Lions, scalpers pestering passers-by for extra tickets.
In a season ruined by injuries, the Boston Red Sox could always count on Adrian Beltre being in the lineup. Now, he might have played his last game for them.
The kaleidoscopic scene of London's East End is brought into sharp focus by its emphasis on a frightened and orphaned 2-year-old girl in "Necessary as Blood," a most readable addition to Deborah Crombie's mystery series.
sold drawings from jail throughout the trial on a website operated by a third party, said her mother, Sandra
"Not that many," she told him. "We're going to be 55."