WASHINGTON DC - Federal criminal charges were filed today against former Congressman Jesse Jackson Jr. and his wife "Co-Conspirator I." Sandi Jackson. Jackson is accused of misusing campaign funds for personal items, including a $35,000 Rolex watch, children's furniture and mink capes. Numerous other contributions, including a $25,000 check written by "Agent F" to pay down credit cards, was not reported on the Jackson's income tax returns.
Some items listed on the charges as being purchased by the Jacksons with campaign funds included: