Crime

Four-Year Sentence Sought for Jesse Jackson, Jr.

And, he'd have to pay back $750,000

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Federal prosecutors are seeking a four-year prison sentence for former Illinois Democratic Rep. Jesse Jackson, Jr., who has plead guilty to illegally diverting hundreds of thousands of dollars in campaign funds to personal use.

Under the Justice Department recommendations, Jackson would have to forfeit the $750,000 he stole from his campaign, and pay back another $750,000 to his reelection committee. Prosecutors are asking that someone not related to Jackson be appointed to run the campaign, which would then be "wound down."