Thursday, May 28, 2015

Yet Another GOPer Crook

Former leader of U.S. House of Representatives indicted | Fox News Latino:

The U.S. Department of Justice on Thursday indicted the former speaker of the House of Representatives, Illinois Republican Dennis Hastert, who allegedly paid some $1.7 million to cover up financial misconduct and hid information on large cash withdrawals from the FBI.

The U.S. Attorney's Office said that Hastert, who left office in 2007, was charged with withdrawing from his bank accounts $952,000 in cash in such a way as to evade the requirement for banks to report cash transactions over $10,000 and then lying to the FBI about the withdrawals...

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