(Daily Caller) Three University of Virginia graduates who are members of the the fraternity falsely accused of staging a gang rape in a now-debunked Rolling Stone article are suing the publication and the disgraced author of the piece, Sabrina Rubin Erdely.
Phi Kappa Psi members George Elias IV, Stephen Hadford and Ross Fowler have filed suit in New York claiming that the false story, which appeared in the magazine's Nov. 19 issue, “had a devastating effect” on their reputations, the Associated Press reports.
The three men were members of the fraternity in the fall 2012. That's when a UVA student named Jackie told Erdely that she was gang-raped by seven Phi Kappa Psi members during a pledge ritual at a fraternity house party.
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Jackie's story was vivid, gruesome and a flat-out lie.