Jesse Jackson, Jr.'s wife target of federal probe

Former Congressman Jesse Jackson, Jr. isn't the only member of his family in trouble with the law. The Chicago Sun Times is reporting that his wife, alderman Sandi Jackson, is the subject of a federal investigation that is probing the couple's use of Jesse's campaign war chest. A federal financial probe of the once-politically powerful Jesse and Sandi Jackson has evolved into two separate investigations, with federal authorities taking an independent look at former Ald. Sandi Jackson, sources close to the probe told the Chicago Sun-Times. Included in the scrutiny of Sandi Jackson, who resigned from her 7th Ward aldermanic position last month, is her access and use of her husband's congressional campaign money, including credit card charges, as well as the movement of money from one account to another, sources say. In his resignation letter, Jesse Jackson Jr. acknowledged a federal probe and indicated his attorneys were working with federal authorities on it. For Sandi...(Read Full Post)