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Wrongly accused settles lawsuit


OTTAWA — Chris Moore has settled the lawsuit he launched nearly three years ago against the police after discoverin­g an RCMP file had erroneousl­y linked him to a sexual assault he witnessed 16 years ago. Moore, 30, brought the $2.5-million lawsuit against the RCMP and the Ontario Provincial Police in September 2005. He said he agreed to settle for “less than five per cent” of that amount.

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