“After telling my entire story of abuse to the FBI in the summer of 2015, not only did the FBI not report my abuse, but when they eventually documented my report seventeen months later, they made entirely false claims about what I said,” Maroney testified, visibly angry.
She said when she read the Office of Inspector General Report, she was shocked at the “narrative” the FBI had “chosen to fabricate.”
“They chose to lie about what I said and protect a serial child molester, rather than protect not only me, but countless others. My story is one in which special agent Jay Abbott and his subordinates did not want you to hear,” Maroney said.
In his report, DOJ Inspector General Michael Horowitz blasted Abbott, who was then the FBI Indianapolis Special Agent in Charge, for failing to respond to allegations of sexual abuse “with the urgency that the allegations required.”