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Los Angeles prosecutors reject 5 cases against James Toback

Los Angeles prosecutors said Monday that they will not bring criminal charges against writer and director James Toback in five sexual abuse investigations they have reviewed.

The Oscar-nominated writer-director has been accused of sexual misconduct by dozens of women.

Documents released Monday by the Los Angeles County District Attorney's office said the statute of limitations in all of the cases had expired.

The women, none of whom are identified in the documents, reported sexual abuse from Toback that spanned 30 years, from 1978 to 2008.

Toback, who was nominated for an Oscar for writing 1991's "Bugsy," has vehemently denied the...