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Feds seek to seize former Rep. Jackson Jr.’s homes, savings

Jesse_Jackson_Jr-1From The Hill,  By Jonathan Easley –   06/28/13 – Federal prosecutors asked a judge on Friday to allow the government to seize  former Rep. Jesse Jackson Jr.’s two homes, as well as an IRA account with nearly  $80,000 in it, according to a Chicago  Tribune report.

Jackson and his wife, Sandi, have a home in Chicago and another in Washington,  D.C. Jackson, who is guilty of looting his campaign fund of $750,000 for  personal purchases, will be sentenced next Wednesday, and prosecutors are  seeking a four-year prison term for the former Congressman.

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