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FBI aware of alleged scheme claiming Robert Mueller sexually harassed someone

Posted: 11:52 AM, Oct 30, 2018
Updated: 2018-10-30 18:53:38Z

A spokesman for Department of Justice special counsel Robert Mueller said the FBI has been informed of an alleged scheme in which a woman was offered payment to make false sexual misconduct charges against him.

NPR reports multiple news organizations received information about the claims related to the alleged scheme. They have not been able to prove the accusations as true.

The FBI was made aware of the claims after the special counsel's office alerted it, NPR reports.