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June 10, 2015
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One Good Thing To Come From The Dennis Hastert Scandal Is A Better Understanding Of Hush Money

Former Speaker of the House Dennis Hastert was named by his victim’s sister as having sexually abused her brother, an old student of his. Hastert was the young boy’s wrestling coach at the time and the abuse reportedly lasted all four years the boy was in high school.

The issue came to attention through the FBI’s investigation of Hastert, focusing in on payments of over $3.5 million to another sexual abuse victim identified as “Individual A.” At the beginning of the investigation it was not known what the payments were for.

Here is a helpful infographic to determine just how fucked up a thing was done based on the level of “hush money” being paid.


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