Lochte had been charged with filing a false robbery report after a confrontation involving him and other U.S. swimmers who were in Brazil for the 2016 Olympics.
It turns out saying things on TV doesn't constitute filing a false police report.
The court said the swimmer's robbery claim made to NBC did not constitute filing a false report
An appellate court in Brazil cleared Ryan Lochte of a criminal charge after an incident in Rio de Janeiro during the 2016 Olympics. The court concluded the Olympic swimmer didn't break the law when he exaggerated details of an alleg...
The court said that it dismissed the case after determining that Lochte's robbery claim made to NBC did not constitute filing of a fake report, a crime punishable by up to 18 months in prison.