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Actor Jussie Smollett indicted on 16 counts of lying to Chicago police

Reuters Saturday, 9 March 2019
A grand jury in Chicago has returned a 16-count felony indictment against television actor Jussie Smollett, accusing him of falsely reporting to police that he was the victim of a hate-crime assault, according to court documents made public on Friday.
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​The indictment charges Smollett with 16 counts of disorderly conduct for a making false police report.

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