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Leon Black rejects Russian woman’s claims of violent behavior, files countersuit

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By Jonathan Stempel NEW YORK (Reuters) – Leon Black, the billionaire who until recently led private equity firm Apollo Global Management Inc, on Monday strongly rejected claims by a Russian model who accused him of defamation and subjecting her to sexual violence, calling her accusations “a work of fiction.” Black also filed his own defamation lawsuit accusing the woman, Guzel Ganieva, of running a “blatant” scheme to extort him of at least $100 million in exchange for keeping quiet. Ganieva’s lawsuit and Black’s countersuit in a New York state court in Manhattan seek unspecified damages. “Rig…

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