LOS ANGELES (CBSLA) — The Los Angeles County District Attorney’s Office is looking into a rape claim against Backstreet Boys singer Nick Carter.

Santa Monica police presented the case to the District Attorney, after a police report was filed in February by Melissa Schuman, who was a member of the girl group Dream.

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Schuman claims Carter sexually assaulted her in a bathroom and a bedroom in the early 2000s, when she was 18 years old.

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Carter has denied the allegations, saying he was “shocked and saddened” by the accusations and insists that Schuman never expressed to him “that anything we did was not consensual.”

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