Former House Speaker Indicted On Bank Charges

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Former House Speaker Dennis Hastert was indicted on charges he structured the withdrawal of $1.7 million of cash to evade reporting requirements, according to a court document. He also is accused of lying to the Federal Bureau of Investigation. The Illinois Republican was trying to "conceal his prior misconduct against Individual A," the document alleges, without citing what that conduct or individual was.

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