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Does she have any money?
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You do have the option to sue in defamation. This very definitely is defamation. The problem with that is that you have to prove that it was false as opposed to just an allegation that was disbelieved. That is hard to do as you will have the burden of proof. Also, this is a very expensive action and if the accuser has no money there is no recompense. You would still get an injunction though.
You could also sue in harassment if there is more than one allegation. There is a fairly settled law now that making false or trivial allegations can be harassment. That does still cost but it is much cheaper.
Or you could get a solicitor to write to her warning her of the laws of harassment and defamation and making clear she should desist. That would only cost about £100 plus VAT.
Hope this helps. Please let me know if you need more information.
A disbelieved accuser might be telling the truth but it could not be proven. That is not the same thing as being a proven liar.
I would go no further with this.
No, you would have to prove she had lied which is almost impossible to do.
That is why they get away with it. And why they keep doing it.
Absence of evidence is not evidence of absence.
The non existence of DNA does not prove that sex did not happen. The presence would suggest it had.