Former Cincinnati Bengals safety Chinedum Ndukwe is currently in the midst of suing a woman for an alleged extortion attempt, while that same woman has filed a lawsuit of her own that claims he sexually assaulted her.
“But, the woman’s attorney says the allegation against Ndukwe is 100% real … and he was the one who tried to buy her off in the first place.
In his suit, the 34-year-old — who now runs a real estate and development firm — says the woman and her attorney sent him a demand letter earlier this month seeking $10 million or else she would file a civil suit against him and pursue criminal charges.”
The accuser’s attorney James Walker spoke with Cincinnati.com and told them the former safety is twisting all the facts.
“The accuser and her attorney have filed a lawsuit of their own. Here’s what they are alleging …
Jane Doe claims she was an intern at Ndukwe’s real estate business over the summer — and says Ndukwe sexually assaulted her.
She also claims Ndukwe slipped her an envelope with $1,000 in cash after the incident in the hopes of buying her silence.”
Ndukwe has issued a statement saying he will “vigorously fight these false claims to prove my innocence.”
“He can try to twist this anyway he wants to, but Mr. Ndukwe knows he assaulted our client and thought that he could buy her silence,” Walker said. “His attempt to further coerce her by filing a frivolous lawsuit…further validates his desperation.”
Ndukwe played five seasons in the NFL with the Bengals and Oakland Raiders from 2007-11.
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