Meet "Person F."
In the real world, Person F has a real name, a real job, a real life. But in court papers filed over the past week, detailing the charges against former Rep. Jesse Jackson Jr. (D-IL), Person F is simply Person F.PERMALINK | COMMENTS (0) | RECOMMEND RECOMMEND (0)
Update: February 20, 2013, 6:03 PM
The elk heads did him in.
On the same day that former Rep. Jesse Jackson Jr. (D-IL) and his wife, former Chicago Ald. Sandi Jackson, pleaded guilty to charges stemming from the misuse of around $750,000 in campaign funds, prosecutors filed court papers offering more details about what the couple spent all that money on.
And from the looks of it, a couple of elk heads led to the downfall of the Illinois lawmaker who was once seen as a rising political star.PERMALINK | COMMENTS (0) | RECOMMEND RECOMMEND (0)
Former Rep. Jesse Jackson Jr. (D-IL) pleaded guilty Wednesday in a federal courtroom in Washington D.C. to charges stemming from his misuse of hundreds of thousands of dollars in campaign funds.
"For years I lived off my campaign,"Jackson Jr. told the court, according to The Chicago Sun-Times. "I used money that should have been for campaign purposes for personal purposes."
A plea deal now on the table between former Rep. Jesse Jackson Jr. (D-IL) and federal authorities includes "significant jail time," a source told The Chicago Sun-Times on Wednesday.PERMALINK | COMMENTS (0) | RECOMMEND RECOMMEND (0)