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Hastert Gets 15 Mos. For Hiding Victim Payouts

Law360, Chicago (April 27, 2016, 12:59 PM EDT) -- An Illinois federal judge on Wednesday sentenced former U.S. House Speaker Dennis Hastert, once second in line to the presidency of the United States, to 15 months in prison and two years of supervised release after Hastert admitted hiding payments used to cover up his sexual abuse of teenage boys on the Yorkville, Illinois, high school wrestling team.

Dennis Hastert arrives for his sentencing in Chicago on April 27. U.S. District Judge Thomas Durkin called the former House speaker a "serial child molester" during the hearing....
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Case Information

Case Title

USA v. Hastert

Case Number



Illinois Northern

Nature of Suit

Date Filed

May 28, 2015

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