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Former Congressman Jesse Jackson Jr. leaves the federal courthouse in Washington, D.C., after pleading guilty to misusing $750,000 in campaign funds on personal purchases. (Photo by Win McNamee/Getty Images)

Jackson Jr. To Refinance Home To Pay $550K Owed To Feds

A 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.

05/16/2014

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U.S. Marshals Still Undecided On Of Fate Jesse Jackson Jr. Items After Canceled Auction

The U.S. Marshals Service says it’s still trying to decide what to do with a dozen items once owned by former Congressman Jesse Jackson Jr. – including some apparently fake memorabilia.

10/21/2013

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Feds Cancel Auction Of Jesse Jackson Jr. Assets

The auction of Jesse Jackson Jr.’s forfeited assets was canceled on Friday by the U.S. Marshals Service after concerns about the authenticity of at least one item up for bid.

09/20/2013

Efren Delangel (Supplied to CBS)

Hammond Man Wanted On Robbery, Criminal Confinement Charges

The U.S. Marshals Service Great Lakes Fugitive Task Force in Hammond is looking for Efren Delangel, 18, who is wanted for failure to appear in a case charging him with robbery, criminal confinement and intimidation.

07/08/2013

A gold necklace belonging to Crundwell will be among the items auctioned off. (Credit: U.S. Marshals)

Crundwell Jewelry To Be Auctioned Off This Weekend

The U.S. Marshals Service plans to auction off another 351 items from the loot bought with the $53.7 million Rita Crundwell embezzled from the city while she was Dixon’s city comptroller.

WBBM Newsradio–02/21/2013

Former Dixon comptroller Rita Crundwell's multi-million dollar home, where she lived while she was allegedly embezzling $53 million from the small town over a 20-year period. (Credit: CBS)

An Exclusive Look At Dixon Comptroller’s Multi-Million Dollar Home

Former Dixon city comptroller Rita Crundwell pleaded not guilty in Lee County Court to 60 counts of theft on Wednesday.

CBS 2–10/31/2012

Former Dixon Comptroller Rita Crundwell stuffed this Florida home with opulent, custom-made furnishings, authorities say. (CBS)

The Crundwell Mansion, Part 2: Why Did Indicted Dixon Comptroller Build In Florida?

The question remains: Why did Rita Crundwell pick the tiny town of Englewood, Fla. to build her getaway? CBS 2′s Marissa Bailey reports.

10/26/2012

Former Dixon Comptroller Rita Crundwell stuffed this Florida home with opulent, custom-made furnishings, authorities say. (CBS)

Take A Tour Of The Florida Vacation Home Of Dixon’s Indicted Ex-Comptroller

Rita Crundwell siphoned millions from the city of Dixon, authorities say. CBS 2′s Marissa Bailey reports on how some of that money may have been used for a Florida mini-mansion.

10/25/2012

Police-Federal Cooperation

Federal Agents To Assist Police In Fighting Crime On South, West Side

Mayor Rahm Emanuel and police Supt. Garry McCarthy on Friday announced partnerships with federal law enforcement to reduce violent crime in police districts on the South and West sides.

CBS Chicago–02/10/2012