A glance at items listed in Jackson Jr. charges

February 16, 2013


(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

Associated Press