Ex-Rep. Jesse Jackson Jr. Charged With Misuse of Campaign Funds

Former Rep. Jesse Jackson Jr. could face years in jail after being formally charged Friday with misusing hundreds of thousands of dollars of campaign funds, according to a criminal information filed in U.S. District Court in Washington, D.C. Jackson, D-Ill., was charged with criminal conspiracy, making false statements, mail fraud and wire fraud. He is accused of spending approximately $750,000 of campaign funds on personal items such as a $43,350 gold-plated Rolex watch, fur coats and home...Full Story
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