Jesse Jackson Jr.'s spending binge 'over the top,' prosecutor says

  • Article by: Chicago Tribune
  • Updated: February 24, 2013 - 10:03 PM

WASHINGTON – Prosecutors were tougher with former Rep. Jesse Jackson Jr. than his wife, Sandi, because they viewed him as the one who enabled the couple’s seven-year $750,000 spending binge in which campaign funds were diverted to luxury goods, celebrity memorabilia, spa treatments and travel.

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