you can try to find a lawyer to handle such a matter - but when someone is addressing the statement in such a manner - it is conjucture and opinion and construed as such. also, the information would need to be dissiminated by this person beyond the confidential statement being made to bring a legal action - which is clearly what has occurred here. seriously, i dont think at this juncture you have an action - but if he is writing to newspapers or telling other people this and it affects your ability to earn a living, then you might find a lawyer to consider having a face to face consult with you. otherwise, because defamation is so very hard to prove lawyers will not take a matter unless 1- they are sure they can win and 2- they are sure the person they are suing has assets enough to recover once all the hard work leads to a settlement.
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