NY attorney general files civil rights suit against Harvey Weinstein, Weinstein Co

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NY prosecutors have filed a lawsuit against the Weinstein Company, alleging that the studio failed to protect staff from Harvey Weinstein. It says that Weinstein Company executives, including his brother and co-CEO Bob, failed to act despite repeatedly being presented with credible evidence of his sexual harassment and misconduct.

Harvey Weinstein can't escape being a media or legal target.

New York Attorney General Eric Schneiderman's office filed a lawsuit against The Weinstein Company regarding Harvey Weinstein's alleged sexual misconduct. The attorney general's probe remains ongoing, he said in a news release. She told the New York Times Weinstein tried to push her down and shove himself on top of her and attempted to expose himself. A second group of female employees at TWC was tasked with contacting Weinstein's sexual parters and ensuring there was space on his calendar for sexual activity, while a third group would follow up with prospective sexual conquests regarding Weinstein's employment promises.

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The suit, filed today in New York County Supreme Court, includes allegations of sexual harassment, intimidation, and other misconduct after the AG's Office conducted a four-month investigation.

Weinstein's drivers in Los Angeles and NY were required to keep condoms and erectile dysfunction injections in the vehicle at all times, papers charge.

In one example, an assistant wrote an email complaint to human resources regarding Weinstein's behavior only to find it forwarded directly to him via email minutes later, according to the suit.

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Schneiderman's investigation reportedly discovered instances of Weinstein making death threats to workers while touting his connection to political influencers.

The civil rights complaint alleges that if not for these failings of corporate management and oversight allowed Weinstein to continue to engage in persistent and unlawful conduct with impunity.

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