Robbery and Paying for Damages - The same!
Still, Lochte didn’t walk back completely, defending the way he has described himself and fellow swimmers as victims in the situation. “It's how you want to make it look like. Whether you call it a robbery, whether you call it extortion or us paying just for the damages,” Lochte said. “All we know is there was a gun pointed in our direction and we were demanded to give money.”