U.S. charges former congressman Jesse...

U.S. charges former congressman Jesse Jackson Jr. with fraud

There are 9 comments on the Reuters story from Feb 15, 2013, titled U.S. charges former congressman Jesse Jackson Jr. with fraud. In it, Reuters reports that:

Prosecutors filed criminal fraud and conspiracy charges on Friday against former Chicago congressman Jesse Jackson Jr., son of the famed civil rights leader, accusing him and an unnamed co-conspirator of misusing $750,000 in campaign funds.

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Cat74

Carpentersville, IL

#1 Feb 15, 2013
The nut doesn't fall far from the tree.

“Proud To Be An American”

Since: Apr 07

Location hidden

#2 Feb 15, 2013
What filth.
Cat74

Carpentersville, IL

#3 Feb 15, 2013
Jesse Jr. was raised on big money Daddy exploited from the Government. So he didn't know any different. Misappropriating Government money was a cultureal thing for him. I feel sorry for his children. They have to go to school with children who will make fun of them. They have an 11 year old, and a 9 year old.
Wall Street Government

Sebastian, FL

#4 Feb 16, 2013
"I offer no excuses for my conduct and I fully accept my responsibility for the improper decisions and mistakes I have made," said Jackson, a Democrat.

So.......Did he make this statement from jail?

Now if they could only get his dad and Sharpton.

The camera's and microphones could use some downtime.

Since: Aug 09

Location hidden

#5 Feb 16, 2013
Most Fraud, criminals and Organized crime run the Democrat Party. Stupid people keep them in power to let them control and manipulate them like a slave.
Gravediggers

West Palm Beach, FL

#6 Feb 16, 2013
Guaranteed jail time or will the judge decide jail time is not needed.

“I laugh at Robo Posters”

Since: Nov 08

Paris

#7 Feb 16, 2013
JohnInLa wrote:
What filth.
CHICAGOLAND: Feds issue Jesse Jackson Jr. indictment -- while Obama in town to deliver speech... OBAMA: If I Had A Son I Bet He Would Look Just Like Jesse Jr.
senior citizen

Granite City, IL

#8 Feb 16, 2013
Another Chicago politician going to PRISON. Illinois needs a prison of their own just for politicians.

Since: Mar 09

The Left Coast

#10 Feb 17, 2013
Jail time???? This isn't Jacksons fault, he grew up poor (by his standards), he's Black and there are rumors his 4th grade teacher didn't care for him. Give the poor man a break.

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