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Former US House Speaker Indicted for Alleged Corruption

Federal prosecutors announced bank-related charges against former U.S. House Speaker Dennis Hastert on Thursday, accusing the 73-year-old Illinois Republican of withdrawing $952,000 in cash in a way that evaded the requirement that banks report cash transactions over $10,000. He's also accused of lying to the FBI.   Each count of the indictment carries a maximum penalty of five years in prison and a $250,000 fine, according to a statement from the U.S. attorney's office in...

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