A victim tweeted: “Had the FBI done their job I never would have been put in the position of having to relinquish every shred of privacy to stop the abuse and coverup” washingtonpost.com/national-secur…
I’m not even out of the executive summary, but already incensed. Nasser kept working, including at a HS, b/c FBI Indianapolis failed to take action or even report the allegations to local law enforcement. Here’s a link to the IG report: washingtonpost.com/context/fbi-in…
New victims were abused between the time US Gymnastics reported Nasser to the FBI & Michigan State opened its investigation after a new victim came forward. Other victims continued to be abused. FBI in Michigan learned about it in the newspaper. context-cdn.washingtonpost.com/notes/prod/def
Cannot underscore enough here that the FBI Indianapolis’ conduct led to the infliction of additional harm on many victims.
The special agent in charge of the Indianapolis field office was interested in future employment with US Gymnastics while the investigation was in his office. He lied to the IG about applying for a position. Twice.

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