The attorney-general of New York is suing the former Hollywood producer Harvey Weinstein after various allegations of misconduct. “A study of four months has new and outrageous examples of sexual misconduct uncovered”, says the Sunday in a statement. In addition, Weinsteins company, and his brother continued.
The public prosecutor of New York built a case against the producer of “new and extensive allegations” of “violent and exploitative mistreatment of his staff”, it sounds. The indictment includes multiple testimonies from former employees about sexual harassment, intimidation and other misconduct by Weinstein, in October, was fired by his company.
Specifically, Harvey Weinstein, The Weinstein Company and Robert Weinstein (co-founder and CEO of the company) by attorney general Eric T. Schneiderman prosecuted for “flagrant violations of civil rights, human rights and labour rights”. The Weinstein Company and Robert Weinstein be indicted because they “repeatedly the laws of New York have broken through their employees not to protect from in-depth sexual harassment, harassment and discrimination,” says Schneiderman.
The indictment means a possible setback for the sale of Weinsteins studio. A deal worth 500 million dollars (408 million euro), almost round, according to local media even Sunday yet to be signed. “Any sale of The Weinstein Company must have a compensation for the victims and to guarantee that workers in the future are protected and that neither perpetrators nor enablers to be unjustly enriched,” says Schneiderman.