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Sandi Jackson Failed to File $600k Over 6 Years

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    Government prosecutors Wednesday revealed details from the case they brought against former Chicago Alderman Sand Jackson.

    Court documents show that Jackson failed the claim about $600,000 on her income tax returns between 2005 in 2011.

    Attorney on Sandi Jackson Plea

    [CHI] Attorney on Sandi Jackson Plea
    Attorney Dan Webb says Sandi Jackson entered a guilty plea to a tax charge an an effort "to move forward with her life and put this behind her." (Published Wednesday, Feb 20, 2013)

    Prosecutors said some of the improper funds she used included 3100 purchases amounting to $27,421.22 from her aldermanic campaign account. 

    $60,857 in restaurant charges

    Jacksons Plead Guilty

    [CHI] Jacksons Plead Guilty
    In separate hearings on Wednesday, Jesse Jackson Jr. and his wife, Sandi Jackson, each entered guilty pleas to federal charges. Phil Rogers reports. (Published Tuesday, Feb 26, 2013)

    $16,058.91 in gym expenses

    $17,163.36 spent at a tobacco shop.

    $14,513.42 in dry cleaning expenses. 

    The government recommends a sentence of between 18 to 24 months in prison.