Ryan Lochte charged by Brazilian police over false robbery story

Ryan Lochte, the embattled American swimmer and 11-time Olympic medalist, has been charged with falsely reporting a robbery in Rio de Janerio.
Brazilian police issued a statement on Thursday announcing the charges, saying that Lochte would be summoned back to the country to testify in the case. No dates have been scheduled for the trial.
The indictment will also be sent to the International Olympic Committee’s ethics board, 
Jeffrey Ostrow, Lochte’s attorney, said he has not heard from Rio police. “I’m endeavoring to obtain more information,” Ostrow said “we intend to fully cooperate with the government as we have all along.”

Lochte previously told the press that he and three of his teammates—Jack Conger, Gunnar Bentz, and Jimmy Feigen—were robbed at gunpoint by fake police officers, and after his account was disputed, he admitted that he over-exaggerated the story and was intoxicated during the incident.
Brazilian authorities issued an indictment for both Lochte and Feigen, 28. Lochte returned to the US two days before the announcement while Feigen agreed to pay an $11,000 charitable donation to leave the country.
The penalty for filing a false crime report in the country carries a maximum sentence of 18 months in jail,

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