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Jackson Jr.'s Minks, Michael Jackson memorabilia up for auction
It's no mounted elk head, but Michael Jackson and mink coat fans can get their hands on former Congressman Jesse Jackson Jr.'s stuff pretty cheap. The former congressman was sentenced to 2 1/2 years in prison last month for misusing $750,000 in campaign funds to buy lavish items like sports memorabilia, mounted elk heads, fur coats and Bruce Lee autographed items for himself and his wife, Sandi. Both he and his wife plead guilty to charges earlier this year. On Tuesday, 13 items will be auctioned off by Gaston and Sheehan Auctioneers, in part to recoup the funds taken from his campaign money. Here's a roundup of what's on the block, and the starting bids for the items.
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September 16, 2013