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file charges

To make a formal legal complaint of wrongdoing or mistreatment against another person. A: "Is it true that Greg filed charges against you?" B: "Yes, but his claim is completely false! I've never done anything to him!" I really hope our neighbors don't file charges against us—I never would have cut down that tree if I had known it was on their property!
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file charges

(against someone) Go to press charges (against someone).
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Police Regional Oiffice 12 in General Santos City said Thursday that Special Investigation Task Group Southseas has filed charges against Salipudin Lauban Pasandalan and "Alias Saed Nur Kasim" at the Cotabato City Prosecutor's Office on Wednesday afternoon.
It can be recalled that the Sagay City Police filed charges for kidnapping and serious illegal detention against lawyer Katherine Panguban, one of the survivor's counsels and a representative of the NUPL.
The Enforcement Directorate in India has filed charges against Mallya seeking to declare him a 'fugitive offender' and to confiscate his assets worth INR125bn.
TULSA Attorney General Mike Hunter has filed charges on two Tulsans for attempting to forge prescriptions for controlled dangerous substances at different Tulsa pharmacies.
Gandhinagar The Gandhinagar police has filed charges against Patidar leader Hardik Patel and six others for disturbing peace and breaking the law by holding a rally at Mansa despite not being given permission.
Summary: Lebanese judiciary filed charges against an Australian mother and television crew allegedly involved in the abduction of two children from their Lebanese father.
The probe will be separate from continuing investigations by police, who have filed charges in court against a string of officials, players and bookmakers in the scandal.
THE Delhi Police on Tuesday filed charges against four accused in the phone tapping case of BJP leader Arun Jaitley.
Summary: The Lebanese police called in the famous Egyptian superstar Tamer Hosni for questioning after a photographer filed charges against him
Prosecution filed charges against former prime minister Ehud Olmert and longtime aide Zaken for fraud, breach of trust, illegal receipt of funds.
Only one day after SAS Braathens CEO Petter Jansen resigned, the Norwegian National Authority for Investigation and Prosecution of Economic and Environmental Crime (Okokrim) said it filed charges against the airline for illegal computer access and misuse of business secrets.
Bryan Williams, Schalk's attorney, added that Schalk did all that he could do to prevent further vandalism before resorting to arming himself: "He called police, his insurance company and hired a private security firm." Yet Cummings said that if the boys' injuries had been more severe, he would have filed charges against Schalk.
Accept has filed charges against TAROM with the Romanian anti-discrimination board, which said that it would discuss the case on Tuesday (1 March).
Instead, federal investigators have filed charges against several senior executives.
A filed charges of discrimination with the Equal Employment Opportunity Commission (EEOC) under Title VII of the Civil Rights Act of 1964 and the Americans with Disabilities Act (ADA).