Mark Cuban denies reported 2011 allegation of sexual assault

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The woman, who Willamette Week did not identify because she's an alleged victim of sexual assault, said Cuban put his hand down the back of her trousers and inserted his finger into her vagina while the two posed for a photo.

Dallas Mavericks owner Mark Cuban is under fire for an alleged sexual assault.

Cuban, who in addition to owning the professional basketball team stars on the ABC show "Shark Tank" and has also toyed with running for president, has denied the resurfaced allegations. However, the Multnomah County District Attorney's never pressed charges, citing insufficient evidence. He fully denied the allegations at the time to police, and is once again denying the incident happened.

A week later, the alleged victim filed a complaint with the local police, which led to an investigation. The alleged victim told Willamette Week that she has moved on from the incident, but stands by her story. "I stand behind that report 1,000%".

"If she told five friends right there and then, then that's what they're gonna tell the judge and I'm gonna be fucked", Cuban said. Oh my God. [sighs] I don't know what to do.

Yet a friend of the woman also reportedly told officers that Cuban was "very drunk ... his eyes were half closed, he was unstable on his feet, and he was slurring his words".

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Her reluctance was allegedly motivated by her desire to remain anonymous as she did not want to be "labeled "that girl" and involved in a sex scandal with Mark Cuban".

A detective in the case described two of the photos as "significant" in his report, according to Willamette Week. But McGuire did say, "There are two pictures that do appear to have your shoulder dipping and your arm sort of, if you follow the direction of it, down below her waist".

"It didn't happen", Cuban told The Associated Press in an email on Tuesday.

Through his lawyer, Stephen Houze, Cuban reiterated his denial.

Prosecutors declined to purse the case due to lack of evidence. "In one of the pictures, his arm can be seen behind [the alleged victim] and it appears Cuban is reaching down toward her buttocks".

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