Former Ald. Sandi Jackson Reports To PrisonFormer Ald. Sandi Jackson has arrived at a minimum security prison camp in West Virginia, to begin serving her yearlong prison sentence for filing a false federal income tax return.
Jesse Jackson Jr. Prison Sentence Coming To EndFormer Congressman Jesse Jackson Jr. officially completed his prison sentence Friday, nearly three years after pleading guilty to illegally spending $750,000 in campaign money on everything from fur capes and vacations to Hollywood memorabilia and a gold-plated watch.
Jesse Jackson Jr. Leaves Halfway House To Begin Home ConfinementFormer Congressman Jesse Jackson Jr. returned to his home in Washington, D.C., on Monday, after spending 17 months in federal prison, and another three months in a Baltimore halfway house.
Former Congressman Jackson Arrives At Halfway HouseJackson left the Montgomery Federal Prison Camp on Maxwell Air Force Base through a back gate, avoiding the media. He arrived hours later in Baltimore.
Jackson Jr. To Refinance Home To Pay $550K Owed To FedsA federal court filing indicates Jackson is closing on a home refinancing and will pay $550,000 through a wire transfer to U.S. Marshals by June 1. The court filing indicates that Jackson had already written a check to the feds for $200,000 last year.
Feds: Jackson Jr. Now In CustodyA day after he apparently was turned away from a federal prison in North Carolina, former Congressman Jesse Jackson Jr. has been allowed to surrender to federal custody three days early to begin serving his 30-month sentence.
Jacksons To Sell D.C. Home To Help Pay Fine; Asset Auction CanceledFormer congressman Jesse Jackson Jr. will serve his prison sentence at a facility in North Carolina and has already paid a significant portion of his $750,000 fine.
Feds Begin Auctioning Off Jacksons' Illegally Bought PossessionsThe bidding is underway for a dozen items that former Congressman Jesse Jackson Jr. and his wife bought illegally with campaign money.
Extraordinary Moments At Sentencing Of JacksonsProsecutors called the case against Jesse and Sandi Jackson "perhaps the biggest campaign finance fraud case ever." But what happened in court was also extraordinary.
Both Jacksons Going To Prison For Misusing Campaign FundsSaying he used his campaign fund as "a personal piggy bank," a federal judge sentenced former Congressman Jesse Jackson Jr. to 2 ½ years in prison for misusing $750,000 in campaign money to fund a lavish lifestyle.
Judgment Day For Jacksons In Washington, D.C. Court They were once a political power couple from one of the most storied public families in the United States.
Jesse Jackson Jr. Lists Prison PreferencesWhen Jesse Jackson Jr. is sentenced on Wednesday, his lawyers plan to ask the judge to recommend that he serve his time near Washington D.C. so he can be near his kids and his wife.