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You Can't Cheat an Honest Man...

...but apparently it's not that hard to con a con artist.

Liberal hero Jesse Jackson, Jr. looted several hundred thousand bucks from his campaign funds to buy all manner of goodies, including a Rolex watch or two.  After his conviction and jail sentence, his ill-gotten gains were forfeited to the government, which was preparing to auction them off.  Only there's a hitch.  As the Marshals Service now says:

The U.S. Marshals Service today cancelled the auction of forfeited assets from the Jesse Jackson, Jr., case before the U.S. District Court for the District of Columbia. After receiving legitimate concerns about the authenticity of the guitar purportedly signed by Michael Jackson and Eddie Van Halen and out of an abundance of caution, the Marshals Service will conduct a secondary review of all the assets. Once the review is complete, a decision will be made whether to repost any assets for sale by auction. 

If you were planning go get a Rolex for yourself from this auction, you might want to rethink that plan in favor of buying a truly authentic one from the guy who comes up to your car window while you're in the grocery store parking lot.

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