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I had a former patient male whom I only saw once, after hours,

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I had a former patient<male> whom I only saw once, after hours, as a dental favor, make an allusion to me on line, that he thought I had fondled him, when I did dental work on him. I did not use Nitrous Oxide, nor was he sedated. He is basically lying about the alleged accusation, and I belive wants to shake me down for maybe money. What can I do if he threatens to go with this public?
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There are two things to keep in mind: extortion is a crime and if he communicates that his silence must be bought, you can go to the police department. It has to be a clear deal though: money for silence.

Second, accusing someone of a crime is per se libel or slander and you can sue for civil damages.

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