Jesse Jackson Jr.’s wife sentenced to 1 year in prison

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Sandi Jackson sentenced to prison

After her husband, Jesse Jackson Jr., spends 2 1/2 years in prison, Sandi Jackson will be forced to report to a correctional facility. As previously reported, former Rep. Jesse Jackson Jr. was sentenced today to 30 months in prison plus three years of supervised release for misspending $750,000 in campaign funds.

For her part in the criminal behavior, Jackson’s wife will spend one year behind bars. Her sentence will begin 30 days after her husband’s release to reduce the impact on their children.

–danielle canada



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