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Teenager in sex scandal sues Richmond police

The teenage sex worker at the center of a scandal that affected police departments throughout the Bay Area has filed suit against Richmond police officers, alleging that some had sex with her while she was a minor and that others turned a "blind eye" to her exploitation. The 19-year-old woman, known variously as Jasmine and by her pseudonym of Celeste Guap, said that Richmond police chief Allwyn Brown, former chief Chris Magnus and internal affairs supervisor lieutenant Brian Dickerson "failed to discipline or hold their officers responsible," according to Oakland attorney John Burris, who is representing Jasmine.

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