Weekly Roundup: Hastert to Plead Guilty to Structuring Bribes, Deutsche Bank Probe Links to Putin’s Allies, and More

Dennis Hastert will plead guilty later this month to structuring $3.5 million in bribe payments to an individual that unnamed law enforcement sources identified as a teenager the former U.S. House speaker sexually abused, the Chicago Tribune reported. More Canadian officials have begun crafting regulations mandated by a 2012 law requiring financial institutions to conduct enhanced due diligence on accounts held for lawmakers, senior politicians and their relatives, the Globe and Mail reported. Politicians will also be subjected to enhanced scrutiny for at least 20 years after they leave office, the news agency said. More Commerzbank has reached an agreement...