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Allegation

In law, a claim that a party to a proceeding makes and states that he/she is able to prove. For example, one may allege in a lawsuit that another party has committed fraud. If the second party is found liable for fraud, one is said to have proven one's allegation.
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The forensic team is mandated to investigate allegations of financial mismanagement, breach of regulations and Human Resources procedures as well fraud and corruption.
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Lee, who was Bolton's manager at the time, is summonsed in relation to four allegations of perjury relating to his time at the Championship club.
He said the initial allegations were dismissed by a panel of governors in 2012, but after the production of audio evidence, the panel convened an appeal hearing and upheld the malpractice allegation and also the allegation of verbal bullying in July 2013.
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The UAE is aware of allegations of torture of three British citizens by police in Dubai," the embassy said in the statement, which was published by national news agency WAM.
Nothing erodes our relationships faster than allegations of misconduct or excessive force," Cline said in March during a speech to the City Club of Chicago, a nonpartisan public forum.
The allegations -- the first against an Australian bishop -- were made by a 52-year-old man with an extensive criminal record, who has declined to take the matter to the police despite being urged to do so.
In response to allegations that INS detainees were held in isolation, Bergeron says, "I don't even see that as an allegation.
Despite careful hiring procedures and formal ethics training programs, some employees still will become subjects of misconduct allegations.