Jesse Jackson Jr – Misuse of Campaign Funds

5.0 03 Chicago Rep. Jesse Jackson Jr. plead guilty this to spending $750,000 of campaign funds on luxury items for personal use, including furs, jewelry, and celebrity memorabilia. Jackson, 47, represented Illinois’s 2nd Congressional District for 17 years before taking a medical leave for bipolar disorder. He allegedly used campaign funds to buy such items as a $43,350 gold-plated Rolex […]

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Property Tax Paid Using Dollar Bills and Loose Change

0.0 00 A California man has paid off a $14,000 property-tax bill using only dollar bills and loose change.  Larry Gasper says he wasn’t deliberately trying to inconvenience county officials with the unorthodox payment, which he transported to county offices in a wheelbarrow—causing the clerks’ jaws to drop.  It’s just that he’s very short of money, and had to scrape […]

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