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Former Olympic athletes Simone Biles, Aly Raisman and McKayla Maroney are part of a team of nearly 90 women taking lawsuits under the Federal Tort Claims Act against the FBI. , saying they did not properly investigate the allegations against Dr. Larry Nassar. abuse of the women and girls under his care.
Nassar, a former doctor of USA Gymnastics and Michigan State University, is spending the rest of her life after imprisonment after being convicted of harassing female athletes below. the nature of medicine. The FBI received reports in 2015 that Nassar had abused several gymnasts, but a report from the Justice Department Inspector General found they had not opened an investigation at the time.
“My colleagues and I were betrayed by every agency that was supposed to protect us – the U.S. Olympic Committee, USA Gymnastics, the FBI and now the Department of Justice,” Maroney said in a statement. a word. “I had a hope that they would keep their word and protect the FBI after we poured our hearts out to the U.S. Senate Judiciary Committee and asked for justice.”
FBI Director Chris Wray apologized for the FBI’s failure to attend a Senate meeting.
“I’m so sorry that people at the FBI had their own time to stop this monster in 2015 and fall. Wray wasn’t leading when the FBI got his information.
Larry Nassar’s victims, also Olympians, are seeking more than $ 1B in lawsuits against the FBI for failing to prosecute.
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