Woman accuses ex-boxer Mike Tyson of rape, 30 years ago, files SSP 3b law suit
A woman in New York has sued Mike Tyson for SSP 3.2 billion ($5 million) in compensation after she claimed that the former heavyweight boxing champion raped her over 30 years ago.
The woman claimed that Tyson had an encounter with her inside a car after spending time in a nightclub in Albany, New York.
The woman claimed that she has suffered from “physical, psychological, and emotional injury” in the years since the alleged incident took place.
She did not provide a definite date provide date when the incident happened, adding that it took place in the 90s.
On February 10, 1992, Tyson was sentenced to three years in prison for beauty pageant contestant Desiree Washington.
Washington had accused the ex-pugilist of raping her in Indianapolis.
But she is still asking the court to award her over $3 billion in compensation.
“I told him no several times and asked him to stop, but he continued to attack me. “He then yanked my pants off and raped me violently,” the woman, who preferred anonymity, said.
She claims that publishing her name will “would certainly pose a risk to me of further mental harm, harassment, ridicule, or personal embarrassment.”
US law Adult Supervisor Act) gives sexual assault victims a one-year window to file lawsuits over assaults that happened years or even decades back.
Tyson, 56, was the undisputed world heavyweight champion from 1987 to 1990.
Additional reporting by Agencies.