FBI refuses to give records of its 'ongoing criminal investigation' into Jussie Smollett attack to Chicago; lawyers for actor fail to get state case dismissed

CHICAGO — The FBI has refused to turn over records of its investigation into the alleged hoax attack on actor Jussie Smollett to the city of Chicago, arguing that doing so could jeopardize an “ongoing criminal investigation,” records filed in federal court show.And in Cook County court Thursday, a judge shot down Smollett’s latest attempt to get his criminal case brought by a special prosecutor thrown out.The FBI development came as part of a lawsuit filed by the city against Smollett seeking to recoup $130,000 in Chicago police overtime spent investigating the January 2019 incident, which ign…

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