tell lies about

See: frame
References in classic literature ?
I answered that I was already ransomed, and that by the price it might be seen what value my master set on me, as I had given one thousand five hundred zoltanis for me; to which she replied, "Hadst thou been my father's, I can tell thee, I would not have let him part with thee for twice as much, for you Christians always tell lies about yourselves and make yourselves out poor to cheat the Moors.
I've no problem with people having opinions but when they tell lies about you then ultimately you have to come out and defend yourself and I will do that .
The pensioner claimed that prosecution witnesses had come to Britain to tell lies about him on the orders of the KGB.