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A FALSE REPORT A True Story of Rape in America By T. Christian Miller and Ken Armstrong 291 pp. Crown Publishers.

A FALSE REPORT A True Story of Rape in America By T. A stranger with a knife entered her apartment in Lynnwood, Wash. while she was sleeping, she told the police, tied her up with one of her shoestrings and blindfolded and gagged her. He then took photographs that he threatened to post online if she went to the police.

by T. Christian Miller, ProPublica and Ken Armstrong, The Marshall Project December 16, 2015 This story was co-published with The Marshall Project. ProPublica is a nonprofit newsroom that investigates abuses of power.

The article also provided the basis of Miller and Armstrong's full-length book A False Report: A True Story of Rape in America (2018).

In August, he learned of the case of Marie and contacted her lawyer, discovering that Ken Armstrong of The Marshall Project was already working on a similar story. They began to collaborate, with Armstrong writing about Marie's story in Washington and Miller writing about the police investigation in Colorado. Marie agreed to speak to Armstrong after six months of communication. The article also provided the basis of Miller and Armstrong's full-length book A False Report: A True Story of Rape in America (2018). Christian Miller and Ken Armstrong. A False Report is a reporting triumph: a heartbreaking deep dive into a case gone horribly wrong; a bone-chilling portrait of a monstrous criminal; and a forceful cri de coeur on behalf of those victims whose claims fall on deaf ears. Category: Nonfiction. You’ll never read another crime story quite like it. - Robert Kolker, author of Lost Girls Miller and Armstrong show how gender bias, and the many myths about sexual assault, still have far too much influence in the way law enforcement investigates these crimes. This harms victims and allows perpetrators to go free, potentially to commit additional assaults.

Ken Armstrong Photo by Steve Ringman

Ken Armstrong Photo by Steve Ringman. Rich in forensic detail, deftly written and paced, A False Report is an instant true-crime classic, taking its rightful place beside Vincent Bugliosi’s Helter Skelter and Dave Cullen’s Columbine. Hamilton Cain is the author of This Boy’s Faith: Notes From a Southern Baptist Upbringing and a member of the National Book Critics Circle.

Christian Miller (author), Ken Armstrong (author). I pretty much read A FALSE REPORT in one sitting. It is deeply disturbing but brilliant. I hope it helps with the seismic shift needed in attitudes to women who are brave enough to come forward when they have been assaulted.

Police charged Marie with false reporting, and she was branded a liar. More than two years later, Colorado detective Stacy Galbraith was assigned to investigate a case of sexual assault. Describing the crime to her husband that night, Galbraith learned that the case bore an eerie resemblance to a rape that had taken place months earlier i. o read this book, upload an EPUB or FB2 file to Bookmate.

Soon to be the Netflix Limited Series Unbelievable, starring Toni Collette, Merritt Wever, and Kaitlyn Dever, Two Pulitzer Prize-winning journalists tell the riveting true crime story of a teenager charged with lying about having been raped-and the detectives who followed a winding path to arrive at the truth.

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A False Report by T. Christian Miller, Ken Armstrong EPUB
Two Pulitzer Prize-winning journalists tell the riveting true story of Marie, a teenager who was charged with lying about having been raped, and the detectives who followed a winding path to arrive at the truth.
On August 11, 2008, 18-year-old Marie reported that a masked man broke into her apartment near Seattle, Washington, and raped her. Within days police and even those closest to Marie became suspicious of her story: details of the crime didn't seem plausible, and her foster mother thought she sounded as though she were reciting a Law & Order episode. The police swiftly pivoted and began investigating Marie. Confronted with inconsistencies in her story and the doubts of others, Marie broke down and said her story was a lie - a bid for attention. Police charged Marie with false reporting. One of Marie's best friends created a web page branding her a liar.
More than two years later, Colorado detective Stacy Galbraith was assigned to investigate a case of sexual assault. Describing the crime to her husband that night - the attacker's calm and practiced demeanor, which led the victim to surmise "he's done this before" - Galbraith learned that the case bore an eerie resemblance to a rape that had taken place months earlier in a nearby town. She joined forces with the detective on that case, Edna Hendershot, and the two soon realized they were dealing with a serial rapist: a man who photographed his victims, threatening to release the images online, and whose calculated steps to erase all physical evidence suggested he might be a soldier or a cop. Through meticulous police work the detectives would eventually connect the rapist to other attacks in Colorado - and beyond.
Based on investigative files and extensive interviews with the principals, A False Report is a serpentine tale of doubt, lies, and a hunt for justice, unveiling the disturbing reality of how sexual assault is investigated today - and the long history of skepticism toward rape victims.
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A False Report by T Christian Miller, Ken Armstrong EPUB