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Jussie Smollett sues Chicago for malicious prosecution over Jan. 29 attack cops called hate hoax

8 monthes ago   |   By NY Daily News

Jussie Smollett is again denying he staged a hate hoax last January - and now he's countersuing the city of Chicago for malicious prosecution. The “Empire” star filed his counterclaim Tuesday, saying he believes Chicago authorities ran an investigation with “glaring deficiencies” that “perpetuated...
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Jussie Smollett files counterclaim against Chicago saying prosecution was 'malicious'

8 monthes ago   |   By ABC

Jussie Smollett and his attorneys have filed a counterclaim against the city of Chicago and several individuals in federal court.
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Jussie Smollett Slams Chicago For ‘Humiliation' And ‘Emotional Distress' In New Counterclaim

Jussie Smollett Slams Chicago For ‘Humiliation' And ‘Emotional Distress' In New Counterclaim

8 monthes ago   |   By News One

The Jussie Smollett vs. Chicago saga continues with the Empire actor now filing a counterclaim against the city.
According to Chicago Sun-Times , Smollett filed his claim in federal court targeting not just the city of Chicago, but also multiple police officers and people allegedly involved in his case, claiming a malicious prosecution caused him economic harm, “humiliation, mental anguish and extreme emotional distress.”
The 49-page counterclaim was in response to a lawsuit filed by the city against Smollett. It aims to recover $130,106 for the investigation it carried out after Smollett...
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