September 27, 2022
Understanding the complaints from Simone Biles and others seeking $1B from the FBI

U.S. Olympic gymnasts Aly Raisman, Simone Biles, McKayla Maroney and gymnast Maggie Nichols appear at a Senate Judiciary hearing on September 15, 2021, regarding the Inspector General’s report about the FBI’s handling of abuse claims against former doctor Larry Nassar. Saul Loeb/POOL/AFP via Getty Images hide caption

U.S. Olympic gymnasts Aly Raisman, Simone Biles, McKayla Maroney and gymnast Maggie Nichols appear at a Senate Judiciary hearing on September 15, 2021, regarding the Inspector General’s report about the FBI’s handling of abuse claims against former doctor Larry Nassar.

Dozens of women and girls who were sexually abused by the former gymnastics doctor Larry Nassar have filed administrative claims against the FBI over its investigation.

U.S. Women’s National Team gymnasts Simone Biles and Aly Raisman and gymnast Maggie Nichols are among the more than 90 claimants who are seeking damages in excess of $1 billion from the bureau.

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