Read the Full Criminal Complaint Against Jesse Jackson Jr.
Martin Luther King Jr., Jimi Hendrix, Michael Jackson and Eddie Van Halen shared places in the memorabilia collection the disgraced former congressman of the 2nd District treated himself to with campaign money.
Federal prosecutors filed criminal information in the case against Jesse Jackson Jr. Friday afternoon in U.S. District Court in Washington, D.C., accusing the ex-congressman of spending $750,000 in campaign funds on memorabilia, furs, gold watches and other extravagances.
In Case 1:13-cr-00058-RLW, the United States of America vs. Jesse Jackson Jr., he faces charges of conspiracy, false statements, mail fraud and wire fraud, and the government is seeking forfeiture of assets.
His wife is charged with filing false income tax returns.
Jackson's lawyers negotiated a plea deal for him. Read the federal document for a full list of goods the feds want the Jacksons to turn over.