Reported speech, need help

  • "You must beleive that I didn't know it was stolen", he said.

    Is it reported as claim?

    He claimed not to know it had been stollen


  • im not an english teacher, but i think its: He claimed that I must have blieved he hadn't known that had been stolen.

  • thank you,dave but don't you think that's rather too sophisticated ? ))
    is the following possible,

    He claimed that I must beleive that he didn't know it'd been stolen


  • He asked: "Who knows the willism playwriting?"

  • "I am sorry .What's matter ?",he asked."I haven't been sleeping very well the last two or three nights,"she said calmy.