Bobby Knight, the famed basketball coach who was a prominent surrogate for President Donald Trump during the 2016 election, was reportedly the subject of an FBI investigation that he groped women at a U.S. spy agency — before the Bureau opted not to file charges
The Washington Post reports that four female employees at the National Geospatial-Intelligence Agency claimed that Knight groped them during his July 2015 visit to the Agency.
The FBI and the U.S. Army reportedly opened a criminal probe against Knight, per the Post‘s report. But the year-long investigation did not result in any charges.
“There is absolutely no credible evidence to support this in our opinion, these allegations,” said Knight’s lawyer, James Voyles, according to the Post.
The Post reports that one of the women accused Knight of “putting his hands on the sides of her chest and lifting her off the ground.” Another claimed Knight “put his arm around her shoulders and groped her on the buttocks.”
But Knight was reportedly cleared after the FBI interviewed him in July 2016.
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