The city of Chicago isn't going to let Jussie Smollett run off scot-free.
According to a civil lawsuit filed by the City of Chicago, Jussie Smollett allegedly misled cops down the rabbit hole by suggesting the men who attacked him were White - which in turn can only mean one thing: the City of Chicago believes that Smollett purposedly feds the cops a presumptuous lie in order to buy himself some time with the media.
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City officials filed the lawsuit yesterday in the Cook County circuit room where all the action seems to be taking place. The last time city officials rained down upon Cook County, it was to force a $130,000 tariff into writing. On April 4th, Smollett learned of his fate: Smollett would be asked to compensate the Chicago PD for all the "overtime" they were forced into, due to his trickery.
"[Smollett] made this statement despite knowing that the Osundairo Brothers are not white-skinned," the city's lawsuit suit reads. “By providing this false description, [Smollett] purposely misled the CPD officers to believe that his attackers were white, when, in fact, [Smollett] knew that his attackers were the Osundairo brothers."
As of this writing, Smollett is no longer facing criminal charges, but could very well foot the entire $130,000 sum, as tabulated by the PD's accountancy. The city is firm in their stance that Jussie did not "at any point" inform investigators that the Osundairo Brothers were NOT Caucasian, after filing the original report.