Corey Feldman's 1993 audio file naming alleged sexual predators found by police

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Feldman previously accused actor Jon Grissom and child talent manager Martin Weiss of molesting him

The Santa Barbara County Sheriff's Office now confirms it possesses audio recordings of the former child star's statements in which he revealed the names of sexual predators in Hollywood.

LAPD previously told The Hollywood Reporter its investigation had been dropped into claims from Corey Feldman that a pedophile ring had been victimizing young actors for years in Hollywood because too much time had passed since the alleged incidents.

The Sheriff's Office initially denied Feldman's claims but have now confirmed they have located the audio of what Feldman was referring to. "A copy of Mr. Feldman's interview was located", Hoover said.

Then the sheriff's office zipped up: "Due to the fact that this case involves the alleged sexual abuse of a child, we are unable to comment further and any documentation or evidence related to this case is exempt from release" to the media. The recording is being turned over to the Los Angeles Police Department.

Feldman has for a long time been vocal about his being a victim of child abuse in the past, along with pal Corey Haim, who died of drug overdose in 2010. He has claimed on multiple occasions that he knows the identities of multiple predators in the industry and threatened to reveal all their names.

Santa Barbara County Sheriff's Office public information officer Kelly Hoover told FOX News Tuesday night in an emailed statement that an audio recording of Feldman's 1993 interview had been found.

More recently, the sheriff's office said they didn't have any record of Feldman naming a suspect in his allegation that he was sexually assaulted.

Feldman has publicly revealed that one of is abusers was actor John Grissom, who had small parts alongside the "Lost Boys" star in the films "License to Drive" and "Dream a Little Dream".

Feldman's sordid story of a long-running pedophilia ring targeting child actors is back in the headlines in the wake of the sexual harassment scandals now consuming Hollywood and taking down scores of powerful industry leaders.

In his interview with Matt Lauer on October 30, Feldman, 46, revealed that names were on record after Lauer pressed him about never releasing anything. At the time the show aired, the office said they had no record of Feldman's accusations.

The agency reasoned that the statute of limitations had expired on the 43-year-old child actor's allegations since the events he described happened 24 years ago.

Los Angeles police declined to comment on the tape.



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