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A glance at items listed in Jackson Jr. charges

February 16, 2013

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(AP) Former U.S. Rep. Jesse Jackson Jr. and his wife have agreed to plead guilty to charges in an alleged scheme to spend $750,000 in campaign funds on personal items. The following is a look at the items listed in Jackson Jr.'s charging document, when they were allegedly purchased and for how much:


gold-plated men's Rolex watch, July 2007, $43,350


Bruce Lee memorabilia, bought between August 2007 and August 2008, $10,105


porcelain collector's items, January 2008, $1,553.09


children's furniture, July 2008, $9,587.64


the Rev. Martin Luther King Jr. memorabilia, August and September 2008, $11,130


football signed by U.S. presidents, February 2009, $5,000


Michael Jackson memorabilia, bought between August 2009 and March 2010, $22,700


fur capes and parkas, November 2009, $5,150


Eddie Van Halen guitar and Michael Jackson memorabilia, November 2009, $4,000


Malcolm X memorabilia, February 2010, $2,200


Jimi Hendrix memorabilia, March 2010, $2,775


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