Jury orders blogger to pay $8.4 million to ex-Army colonel she accused of rape

Retired Army Col. David “Wil” Riggins. Accused of rape by a blogger who attended West Point with him, he sued for defamation and a jury awarded him $8.4 million. (Photo courtesy of David “Wil” Riggins) Col. David “Wil” Riggins, after a highly decorated Army career that included multiple tours in Iraq and Afghanistan, was on the verge of promotion to brigadier general in July 2013 when he got a phone call at the Pentagon from the Army’s Criminal Investigative Division to come in for a meeting.

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