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Thursday, October 12, 2017

Oh my: NYPD opening new Weinstein sexual-assault investigation? - Hot Air Hot Air

Now that dozens of women have come forward with allegations of sexual abuse by Harvey Weinstein, the New York Police Department wants to conclude some unfinished business. Multiple outlets report that detectives have opened a new investigation of the deposed Hollywood mogul, asking women to contact them directly to determine which laws may have been broken and could still be prosecuted. They are specifically looking at one case made public in Ronan Farrow’s reporting, that of forcible oral sex with a named victim:


The moratorium on Weinstein stories is temporarily in abeyance. Otherwise, I would never link to this story. There's a legal angle. The NYPD and the FBI are apparently taking an interest. That's bad for Harry.

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