Fmr. Rep. Jesse Jackson, Jr. Enters Plea Deal

CHICAGO (WIFR) -- Former Congressman Jesse Jackson, Jr. might be headed to prison.

He signed a federal plea deal where he admits to misusing campaign funds. He's accused of using donations to buy a $40,000 Rolex watch and furniture for his Washington, D.C. home. Jackson, Jr. resigned shortly after winning re-election in November. He had taken a long medical leave to address his bipolar disorder. Details of the deal remain unknown.


You must be logged in to post comments.

Username:
Password (case sensitive):
Remember Me:
23 WIFR 2523 North Meridian Road Rockford, IL. 61101 Business: 815-987-5300 Fax: 815-965-0981 News: 815-987-5330 Fax: 815-987-5333
Copyright © 2002-2016 - Designed by Gray Digital Media - Powered by Clickability 190488901 - wifr.com/a?a=190488901
Gray Television, Inc.