01/11/2009 05:12 am ET | Updated May 25, 2011

Jesse Jackson Sr. Lawyers Up

The alleged scheme by Gov. Rod Blagojevich to trade a U.S. Senate post and other favors for personal gain includes an alphabet soup of unidentified participants, none of whom are charged with wrongdoing.

However, the person referred to in the federal criminal complaint against Blagojevich as "Candidate #5" is Congressman Jesse Jackson Jr., according to a law enforcement official and Jackson's own attorney.

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