Dennis Hastert Sentenced to 15 Months in Federal Prison

The 74-year-old apologized for the "mistreatment" of some of the athletes on his team, later admitting to sexual misconduct.
1:07 | 04/27/16

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The judge called hazard a serial child molester sentenced him to fifteen months in federal prison nine months more than the government and ask for. There in today's dramatic hearing hazard appear before the judge who said he apologized for what he called the in this treatment of some of the athletes on his team. Judge Dunn asked him are you talking about sexual abuse after all long pause hazard finally acknowledged yes. Also during the hearing one of the hazards of victims appeared for the first time. Scott cross man in his fifties and making executive here in Chicago father of two. Described how hazard molested him when he was a senior high school wrestling team. The judge also heard from the sister of another victim. We talked about pastor and the secret he had hidden for years she said answered I hope I have become your worst nightmare. The judge said Hass that report to a federal prison hospital that sometime in the near future. He left the courthouse a shaken man in a wheelchair accompanied by his two sons. Brian Ross ABC news Chicago.

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