( CNN) A Washington D.C. court has actually tossed out a libel claim versus a previous British spy by 3 Russian oligarchs over a dossier declaring Russian disturbance in the 2016 United States governmental political elections.

OnMonday, Judge Anthony C. Epstein of the District of Columbia District Court maintained Steele's quote to have the instance rejected.

Epsteinruled that the complainants fell short to verify Steele realized that specific details in the file was inaccurate or that he acted “with negligent neglect regarding its falsity.”