Jesse Jackson Jr.'s Sentencing For Campaign Fraud Delayed

Law360, New York (July 1, 2013, 8:16 PM EDT) -- A Washington federal judge on Monday delayed the sentencing set for Wednesday in the campaign fraud case of former House Rep. Jesse Jackson Jr., D-Ill., who pled guilty in February to one count of wire and mail fraud for misusing some $750,000 in campaign funds.

The U.S. Department of Justice has requested that U.S. District Judge Amy Berman Jackson sentence the former congressman to pay $1.5 million in restitution and fines and spend 48 months in prison with a three-year period of supervised release. He has...
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