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Jussie Smollett Indicted On 16 Felony Counts For False Reports

Jussie Smollett Indicted On 16 Felony Counts For False Reports

(CNN) &quot;Empire&quot; actor Jussie Smollett has been indicted on 16 felony counts by a Cook County grand jury.

Smollett reported to police in January that he had been attacked in Chicago in an incident that ended with a noose around his neck.

But after police detained two men who were &quot;persons of interest,&quot; police sources revealed that police suspected Smollett knew the men and allegedly had paid them $3,500 to stage the attack.

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