New York AG sues Harvey Weinstein following sexual misconduct allegations

New York Attorney General Eric Schneiderman’s office raised “grave concerns” if the former Weinstein Company chief operating officer David Glasser will be named the CEO of the new company

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Most recently Uma Thurman, 47, came forward as a Weinstein accuser, claiming he'd assaulted her after they worked together on the 1994 film Pulp Fiction.

In December 2017 six women also filed a lawsuit against Harvey Weinstein and his former businesses in a proposed class action in the Southern District of ny.

The Met Police are now investigating nine different accusations from women against Weinstein.

New York State's Attorney-General is suing Harvey Weinstein and his former company for allegedly failing to protect employees from the movie producer.

This lawsuit would not block the sale, but the A.G.'s office would be able to file a temporary restraining order blocking it within 30 days of the sale contract being signed. Employee accounts of sexual harassment, intimidation and other misconduct are part of the suit.

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Schneiderman said in a statement that any sale of The Weinstein Company must ensure that victims will be compensated.

The NYPD is also investigating rape allegations against Harvey Weinstein. The suit seeks compensation for employees and to prevent executives who may have enabled the alleged conduct from taking power at the company in the future.

Schneiderman's probe found that employees were subjected to various verbal threats from Weinstein such as "I will kill you, I will kill your family, and "you don't know what I can do".

The suit charges that the human resources department at the Weinstein Company was completely corrupt.

A Weinstein attorney did not immediately respond to a request for comment.

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