Weekly Roundup: Former House Speaker Indicted for Structuring, ‘Dread Pirate Roberts’ Sentenced to Life in Prison, and More

Illinois federal prosecutors Wednesday charged former U.S. House Speaker Dennis Hastert with lying to the FBI and structuring cash withdrawals from his bank account to pay someone in efforts to conceal alleged past misconduct, according to The New York Times. Hastert began making withdrawals under the $10,000 currency transaction reporting threshold shortly after federal investigators questioned him about more sizeable withdrawals he began making in 2010. More Ross Ulbricht, the chief administrator of the now-defunct online black market bazaar Silk Road, was sentenced Friday to life in prison after being found guilty of money laundering and drug trafficking charges, Wired...