Stop The Madness: Jesse Jackson Jr. Pleads Guilty To Inappropriately Using Campaign Cash

02.20.13 6 years ago 3 Comments

Prosecutors accused Jackson Jr. of improper spending of campaign cash for a $43,350 men’s Rolex watch, nearly $9,600 in children’s furniture and $5,150 in cashmere clothing and furs. Prosecutors are seeking a $750,000 judgment against Jackson Jr. and the forfeiture of thousands of dollars of goods he purchased, including cashmere clothing, furs and an array of memorabilia from celebrities including Michael Jackson, Bruce Lee and civil rights leader Martin Luther King Jr.

Full Story: Chicago Tribune

One thing to steal money to feed your kids or take care of medical bills, but this was clearly used just to ball out. A Rolex and furs? He deserves all the prison time he gets.

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