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Rio officials: Staffers acted alone

Updated: September 26, 2012, 1:20 PM ET
Associated Press

SAO PAULO -- Rio de Janeiro Olympic organizers say the employees accused of stealing confidential files from the London Games acted alone and did not intend to harm either organization.

"They acted alone, without the knowledge of their immediate bosses or any other Rio 2016 leaders," the Rio committee said in a statement on Tuesday. "Although they allege that they had no intention of harming either organization, they broke the principles of the mutual trust between the committees."

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