The Department of Justice said it will review the misconduct of agents in the USA Gymnastics case, but FBI veterans say the problems run much deeper.
Sen. Sheldon Whitehouse suggested the FBI’s probe into Christine Blasey Ford’s allegations was “just as flawed” as the agency's investigation into Larry Nassar.
The failure to properly investigate the USA Gymnastics doctor allowed him to sexually abuse 70 more athletes, lawmakers said in a Senate hearing.
Simone Biles teared up while talking on Capitol Hill during a hearing on the handling of the FBI investigation into Larry Nassar.
The "gross mishandling" of complaints against serial sexual abuser Larry Nassar led to "more athletes suffering unimaginable pain," said Sen. Richard Blumenthal.
After the Larry Nassar scandal, advocates are calling on sports groups, gyms and more to commit to preventing child sexual abuse by adopting the set of principles.
The Department of Justice has concluded that FBI mishandling of allegations against former USA Gymnastics physician Larry Nassar allowed him to continue abusing women and girls.
A spokesperson for the FBI said the actions of its employees are "inexcusable and a discredit to this organization."
Larry Nassar Survivors Hoped The John Geddert Case Would Bring Answers. Then Geddert Killed Himself.
The former USA Gymnastics coach is dead, and serial sexual abuser Nassar is behind bars. But the people who enabled them are still out there.
Geddert was close with former USA Gymnastics trainer and serial sexual abuser Larry Nassar.