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U.S. swimmer Feigen to pay $11K for false account: ABC

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>> US Olympic swimmers Jack Conger and Gunnar Bentz back on US soil Friday morning. Landing in Miami after finally being allowed to board a plane home Thursday night. The pair were held in Brazil for hours of questioning, then released to a jeering crowd shouting, liars and fakes. An ABC News reporting Friday that fellow swimmer Jimmy Feigen will pay $11,000 to a Brazilian charity to settle the claim he and 3 other swimmers lied about being robbed at gun point in Rio.
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Team USA also apologizing to Brazil condemning the actions of the swimmers. Including gold medalist Ryan Lochte. The four had claimed they were subjects of an armed robbery by men pretending to be police after leaving a party early Sunday morning. Authorities do agree two things occurred, a gun was pulled and money changed hands.
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But beyond that, police give a very different account, saying the four men broke a bathroom mirror and soap holder at a gas station while they were drunk. A security guard reportedly pulled out a gun when one of the Americans began acting up. The foursome eventually forked out $50 cash for compensation.
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Lochte has made it back to the US with ABC reporting, Feigen can return home once his payment to the charity is made. The so called robbery singled out as the incidents that's soured South America's first Games. The US Olympics Committee saying it could take action against the athletes.