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Jesse Jackson Jr. Could See 'Significant Jail Time'

The former U.S. Representative is facing potentially serious jail time after a federal investigation into alleged misuse of campaign finances.

“Significant jail time,” is included in a potential plea deal for former Congressman Jesse Jackson Jr., Sun-Times Media reports.

Federal authorities began an investigation into Jackson’s alleged misuse of campaign money in October 2012, while Jackson was on a leave of absence for mental disorders. The initial federal probe dovetailed into a second probe into Jackson’s wife, former Chicago Alderman Sandi Jackson. There is some speculation that Jackson ratted on his wife, the Sun-Times reports.

Reports of Jackson’s misused finances include the purchase of a $40,000 Rolex watch and $5,000 per month to pay his wife’s consulting firm, according to the report.

For more, read the Sun-Times Media

Ronald February 08, 2013 at 05:51 PM
The apple don't fall to far from the tree like daddy like son
mr lahey February 08, 2013 at 06:36 PM
most likely a cushy jail. dad will see to that. then a certain job on MSNBC.. sad thing is these cretins just wont go away
BUTCH February 08, 2013 at 09:25 PM
@Lahey as a know it all who has no knowledge on current events and especially anything involving TPARTY-and or GOP treasonous activities for your unenlightening mind. This cretin was put in office by the former GOP ORGANIZATION under Chuck Panici who did his time for other infarious crimes propably framed by the same top dogs of the conspiracy. DEMOPUB Ezraites (YID BANKSTERS ) who Judy the current GOP ST TREASURER makes sure the Ill revenues go to the Tel-Aviv Central bank. Chuck's partner in crime Manny Hoffman under orders from the Banksters to join in with 13 th ward boss and speaker of the St house and rid Congress of Gus Savage,The conspirators put Mel in office, set him up to fail with a 16 year old going on 30 only because the Rev JJ needed his TITCH from HEYME TOWN! The conspirators used the potent at the time GOP organization and got the district redistricted for that purpose. The speakers contribution was redistricting and getting a slew of straw men in the primary when Mel was disgraced. to run ) All of the TPARTY know it alls are overwhelmed by facts, JJ J never did a thing to be considered other than his dNA which fits in with 40,000 Rolex watches.
Sadb February 08, 2013 at 10:49 PM
Like son like wife...
Doug February 08, 2013 at 10:59 PM
Butch, You need to come out of the bunker.
BUTCH February 09, 2013 at 01:32 AM
And u my ostrich thinks or is of the opinion this election for 2nd dist is about democracy? If u want that go to TEL AVIV and vote for a rep in the Knesset, the EZRAITES have destroyed the 2nd Il as soon as Madigoon REDISTRICTED it when Gus savage was a CHGO rep and HAD TO GO ON ORDERS OF THE banksters! MEL was a useful idiot who the Chman of WAYS and MEANS another felon Rosty took under his wing and got out of MEL what little they needed him and propably why they set up ROSTY as well as MEL, there is not at the moment a well meaning or useful potted plant in all of the wannabe's except maybe ROBIN and DEBBIE, who cannot really do much the folks in need of free stuff should vote for the WORST NOMIND MURKAN TPARTY candidate running the wing nuts may give them the bone they think they need it won't be much but they have not had anything in 18 years since Gus and the burbs were represented by G Sangmeister and Jack DAvis a GOP from Joliet, eons ago. Look up GUS SAVAGE and his illustrious career in Congress and his ties to the anti AIPAC of the day.
Doug February 09, 2013 at 02:55 AM
Are you getting enough air down there?
BUTCH February 09, 2013 at 03:07 AM
how old are u? U aren't really an Ostrich just another wannabe yuppie right? U never worked a day in your useless life or voted in the 2nd or any district ,and never set foot in BLOOM TWNSP during the glorious years of Manny and Chuck nor met or ever heard of Mel-and Gus and Rosty!
Doug February 09, 2013 at 03:12 AM
I've heard of them all. Just not so sure that their all as intertwined as you think.
BUTCH February 09, 2013 at 03:31 AM
then u should ask Manny at the synagogue! I don't think!
Doug February 09, 2013 at 03:32 AM
Thats obvious!
BUTCH February 09, 2013 at 03:44 AM
one of the omitted parts of the story has been how and who was behind the rise of the vaunted BLOOM GOP organization, none other than another convicted felon ERV HEARD OF HIM? At the Temple ask Manny about how they gave MEL a radio gig on and created a new RHODES SCHOLAR and south side professor all for the resume and getting back to FAST EDDIE, GUS was a ally and friend of HAROLD WASHINGTON and Rev Farrakhan himself as if u don't know!
Tom February 09, 2013 at 09:40 AM
Just wondering if Butch uses a Crayola typewriter?
BUTCH February 09, 2013 at 01:30 PM
@ostritches Nah that's too modern! Just think if u can the convicted powerhouse political felons and some on flimsy and almost trumped up charges who fell after being set up and part of the conspiracy, first Mel, then Chuck then Rosty then Eddie and now JJJ and Sandi and when SR falls there will be none! Where else can so many coincidences take place except in the minds of Ostriches! Seven is the lucky number for the Banksters mayor of Bloom and later Rich Township, there were two other players, the first the former leader of Rich Twnsp who quietly moved from Rich to the land of Rich banksters after his honorable wife was elected a Crook County Judge and slated by the other player whose daughter is the ILLINOIS AG which insures he will never be a alumni of a Fed County club
BUTCH February 09, 2013 at 07:41 PM
Just wondering if Doug, Tom and a few others ARE capable OF PUTTING DOWN THEIR thoughts on a issue that is interesting to Patch readers, WHAT ELSE IS THE PURPOSE?

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