Jesse Jackson Jr.’s memorabilia in online auction

Mink jackets and capes, Bruce Lee and Michael Jackson autographs belonging to Jesse Jackson, Jr. are being auctioned online. (Courtesy U.S. Marshals Service)

WASHINGTON – Mink capes, Bruce Lee autographs and assorted Michael Jackson memorabilia belonging to Jesse Jackson Jr. are now up for online auction.

The federal government is auctioning Jackson’s belongings to help ensure the former congressman pays his debt to society in full.

The U.S. Marshals Service says starting today 13 items belonging to Jackson are available in an online auction.

Proceeds from the auction will go toward repaying the $750,000 in campaign funds the former Illinois congressman illegally spent.

In addition to requiring that Jackson, 48, pay back the misspent funds, a U.S. judge in Washington, D.C., last month sentenced the son of civil rights leader the Rev. Jesse Jackson to 2


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