The former congressman is accused of spending more than $750,000 in campaign funds to buy things like a $40,000 Rolex and Michael Jackson memorabilia. Redfield says, right now, audits for campaign contributions are only done randomly or if something seems suspicious. He says they really should be done more often since so many have been able to fly under the radar with the current rules.
Jackson's wife, Sandi, is also in hot water with the feds. She was charged with tax fraud. Prosecutors say she tried to cover up his spending. She and Jesse have both agreed to plea deals.
The former congressman could face several years in prison. Experts say he won't get the maximum sentence since he agreed to a plea deal.
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