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US grand jury indicts actor for alleged hate attack hoax

France 24 Saturday, 9 March 2019
A Chicago grand jury on Friday indicted American actor Jussie Smollett on 16 felony counts after allegedly lying to police about being the victim of a racist, homophobic hate crime.
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News video: Grand Jury Returns 16 Counts Against 'Empire' Actor Jussie Smollett

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Jussie Smollett is now facing deeper legal troubles after a grand jury returned 16 felony counts against the actor for falsely reporting a hate crime attack against him in January.

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