PressTV-‘US gym doctor molested 40 girls under FBI watch’

A new report accuses the FBI of slow response to abuse accusations against a former US Gymnastics doctor, giving him an opportunity to molest over three dozen more women and girls.

Larry Nassar sexually assaulted at least 40 girls and women while he was under FBI investigation for similar behavior, according to a new report by The New York Times.

Nassar first fell under FBI scrutiny in July 2015 after three top-tier female athletes lodged complaints to the bureau. However, he was allowed to continue practicing medicine until September 2016, when The Indianapolis Star published damning accusations against him.

Eve Petrie (R), a victim of Nassar, stands with her parents, during the sentencing phase in Eaton, County Circuit Court, on January 31, 2018, in Charlotte, Michigan. (Photo by AFP)

The FBI responded to the Times report by saying that many allegations against Nassar “transcended jurisdictions,” meaning bureaucratic inefficiency was a…

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