Smollett claimed that on the early morning of January 29, he was walking home when two masked men - one wearing a red hat - shouted racist and homophobic slurs as they beat him and put a noose around his neck.
The actor, who is now on bail, was suspended from Empire in February over the case, with his character written out of the last two episodes of the show's current season.
The grand jury returned two separate sets of charges.
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Smollett's case gained more widespread attention after two of the actor's acquaintances, Olabinjo and Abimbola Osundairo, were arrested in connection with the attack.
The jury members reportedly tallied up the citations for each lie he allegedly told in the initial police report he submitted and the subsequent interview with cops about the attack, that law enforcement officers now insist was a hoax.
Jussie Smollett's legal troubles are far from over.
Smollett has remained free on $100,000 bond since his release hours after surrendering to authorities on February 21.
A week before the alleged attack, Smollett told police he received a threatening letter at work. He also said that the men "poured an unknown chemical substance on him" and that one man wrapped a rope around his neck.
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He has already pleaded not guilty to the first disorderly conduct charge.
Jussie Smollett is shown in the hospital with the scratches police say he gave himself after the "attack", left. Johnson said police have the check. Apparently, he wants us to believe two friends of his waited around in the middle of the night in subzero Chicago weather for an opportunity to commit a hate crime against him while posing as Trump supporters.
Some local media have reported that the police department is investigating the alleged leaks.
The new charges against Smollett come as Chicago police said they are conducting an internal investigation to determine the source of information leaked anonymously to media during the probe into Smollett's claims he was attacked.
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