KENDALL, CO., IL. (ECWd) –
The Former Speaker of the United States House of Representatives, John Dennis Hastert, has been sued in Kendall County Circuit Court for alleged Breach of Contract.
According to the complaint, the contract in question was a verbal contract for $3.5 million in compensation for sex abuse the Plaintiff alleged occurred while Hastert was still a coach at Yorkville High School and the victim was then 14 years old.
Plaintiff alleges Hastert has paid $1.7 million of the $3.5 million agreed upon compensation, which was the subject of a Federal investigation due to large cash withdrawals.
The Complaint alleges damages in the amount of $1.8 million, plus interest, for the remaining balance of the unpaid total agreed upon.
The next court date is tentatively scheduled for July 25, 2016 at 9:00 a.m., in Room 112, with Honorable Stephen L. Kretz presiding.
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