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FBI Miami employee arrested on Atlanta rape charge

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PEMBROKE PARK, Fla. – Atlanta Police Department officers are accusing an FBI Miami field office employee of rape and aggravated sexual battery. 

A woman told officers she blacked out while drinking with her longtime friend Christopher T. Paul, and the 35-year-old Coral Springs resident took advantage of her on Feb. 22, according to the Atlanta Police Department. She reported the incident Feb. 28. 

Deputies arrested Paul March 6 at Louis Armstrong New Orleans International Airport on a pending warrant, according to the Jefferson Parish Sheriff's Office. 

The FBI released a statement saying the FBI is cooperating with the Atlanta Police Department and referred the case to FBI internal affairs investigators and to the Department of Justice, Office of Inspector General.  

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The Emmy Award-winning journalist joined the Local 10 News team in 2013. She wrote for the Miami Herald for more than 9 years and won a Green Eyeshade Award.