Harvey Weinstein hit with sexual misconduct civil lawsuit by NY AG

NEW YORK — The New York State Attorney General filed a lawsuit against against Harvey Weinstein following an investigation revealing repeated examples of sexual misconduct, officials said Sunday.

Top prosecutor Eric Schneiderman launched an investigation into The Weinstein Companies in October of 2017. Weinstein was fired by the company on Oct. 8 following an expose detailing allegations of sexual assault and harassment. The entertainment mogul has been accused by dozens of women.

“As alleged in our complaint, The Weinstein Company repeatedly broke New York law by failing to protect its employees from pervasive sexual harassment, intimidation, and discrimination,” Attorney General Schneiderman said. “Any sale of The Weinstein Company must ensure that victims will be compensated, employees will be protected going forward, and that neither perpetrators nor enablers will be unjustly…

Original published: 2018-02-11 17:38:40 Read the full New York City News here

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