Hofstra Student Who Said Five Men Raped Her 'Made It Up'

A New York prosecutor is considering whether to pursue charges against a Hofstra University student who recanted claims that five men raped her in a dormitory.

Four of the five falsely accused were released Wednesday night. The fifth was still being sought when the hoax was revealed.

The woman first told police she was lured to the dorm and raped after her phone was stolen by a man she had met at a dance party. She later said the sex was consensual.

Standing outside the Nassau County jail waiting to be picked up by their parents, two of the vindicated men said they held no hard feelings.

Kevin Tavares says "the system is supposed to prevent these things from happening."


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  • by Bob Location: Belhaven on Sep 17, 2009 at 03:50 PM
    hmmm, does the Duke LaCrosse scandal or the tawana brawley lies come to mind! sue sue sue, her name should be published on here so she will face the same humiliation she caused these young men. I know her name must be "Engine" because she was pulling a train!
  • by Clifton Location: Washington on Sep 17, 2009 at 03:24 PM
    CONSIDERING???????????????????? She should be the corner stone of the next prison. There should be FIVE SEPARATE lawsuits here with FIVE SEPARATE sentences to run together as each one ends.
  • by buddy row on Sep 17, 2009 at 02:05 PM
    She could have ruined five lives. I bet she would be prosecuted if she was a poor uneducated gal from the sticks.
  • by Wilma on Sep 17, 2009 at 12:31 PM
    If I were one of these five accused men, I would press charges and sue her. Their names have been dragged through the mud i'm sure do to this frivelous claim. Go after her now.........eye for an eye.
  • by T Location: Washington on Sep 17, 2009 at 12:24 PM
    How can the prosecutor "consider" pressing charges? She should be charged, and sentenced accordingly!! Makes you wonder how many times this has happened, and someone innocent has gone to prison.
  • by Anonymous on Sep 17, 2009 at 12:03 PM
    Holy Tawanna Brawley, Batman!
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