21 Feb '13, 10pm

US-Demokrat: Jesse Jackson Jr. – Abschied von Macht und Rolex: Politikstar Jesse Jackson Jr. hat rund 750.000 ...

Es waren drei Wörter, die eine amerikanische Politikerdynastie beendeten. "Schuldig, euer Ehren", bekannte Jesse L. Jackson Jr., 47 Jahre und einstiger Hoffnungsträger der Demokraten, gegenüber US-Bezirksrichter Robert L. Wilkins in Washington. Der langjährige Kongressabgeordnete fügte hinzu: "Ich täuschte das amerikanische Volk." Mindestens 750.000 Dollar (570.000 Euro) hat Jackson seit 2007 aus Wahlkampfgeldern für sich und engste Mitarbeiter abgezweigt , und zusätzlich 28.500 Dollar in Form von Geschenken und Krediten veruntreut – für eine Rolex-Armbanduhr, Pelze, Möbel für die Zimmer der beiden Kinder und Gegenstände aus den Nachlässen von Verstorbenen wie Michael Jackson, Malcolm X oder Bruce Lee. Dafür drohen ihm bis zu fünf Jahre Haft. Das Urteil wird Ende Juni verkündet. "Über Jahre lebte ich auf Kosten meiner Wahlkampfteams", sagte Jackson, der mehrfach von Tränen...

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