Former U.S. .Rep.
"He is in our custody, as of about a minute ago," Chris Burke, a spokesman for the Bureau of Prisons told the Chicago Tribune.
Jackson’s surrender at the Butner Federal Correctional Complex near
Jackson, 48, the son of civil rights leader
Jackson joins other high-profile prisoners at Butner, including convicted financier
Jackson's wife, Sandi, a former Chicago alderman, was convicted on a tax violation related to his misuse of campaign funds. She was sentenced to a 12-month prison term to start within 30 days of his release.
Because they have two children, ages 13 and 10, the couple's sentences were scheduled so they wouldn't overlap.