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FBI dragged feet in sex-abuse probe of USA Gymnastics doctor, watchdog says

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By Sarah N. Lynch and David Shepardson WASHINGTON (Reuters) -The U.S. Justice Department’s internal watchdog on Wednesday blasted the FBI for dragging its feet to investigate sexual abuse allegations it received in 2015 against disgraced USA Gymnastics doctor Larry Nassar, and accused two FBI officials of lying to investigators to cover up their mistakes. In a scathing 119-page report, Justice Department Inspector General Michael Horowitz said the FBI’s field office in Indianapolis “failed to respond to the Nassar allegations with the utmost seriousness and urgency that they deserved and requi…

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