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Cuomo sued by former staffer who publicly accused him of sexually assaulting her

Cuomo sued by former staffer who publicly accused him of sexually assaulting her

A lady who has publicly claimed that Former New York Gov Andrew sexually assaulted her within the government mansion throughout his time in workplace is now suing him, claiming that she’s suffered substantial private accidents and financial loss from the abuse.

The lawsuit was filed two days forward of the Grownup Survivors Act deadline on 24 November. The laws offered a one-year lookback window for adults who suffered sexual assault or abuse however whose circumstances exceeded the state’s statute of limitations.

Brittany Commisso, 35, beforehand filed a felony grievance towards Mr Cuomo in 2021, however felony fees towards the previous governor had been dropped by the Albany County District Lawyer in 2022.

In response to the swimsuit, his legal professional, Rita Glavin, stated, “Ms Commisso’s claims are provably false, which is why the Albany County District Lawyer dismissed the case two years in the past after an intensive investigation.

“Ms Commisso’s clear try at a money seize will fail. We stay up for seeing her in court docket.”

In accordance with court docket data, the previous staffer stated she suffered abuse by the hands of the previous governor from December 2019 to August 2021, which included allegedly groping her buttocks and breast, the grievance states.

She stated Mr Cuomo allegedly retaliated towards her in December 2020 for rejecting his sexual advances and reporting the harassment to officers.

This picture offered by CBS This Morning/Instances Union reveals Brittany Commisso, left, answering questions throughout an interview with CBS correspondent Jericka Duncan on CBS This Morning, Sunday, Aug. 8, 2021,

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Following the report, she stated she was stripped of her place as government assistant to the governor and was compelled to reply requires the Lieutenant Governor’s workplace till she was transferred into one other place.

Judith Mogul, former particular counsel to the governor, can also be named as a defendant within the swimsuit, alleging she aided and abetted Mr Cuomo in his alleged retaliation.

The swimsuit doesn’t specify an quantity being sought by Ms Commisso, solely that she seeks an “quantity that exceeds the financial jurisdictional limits of all decrease courts which might in any other case produce other jurisdiction.”

New York Gov. Andrew Cuomo speaks throughout the each day media briefing on the Workplace of the Governor of the State of New York on July 23, 2020 in New York Metropolis.

(Getty Pictures)

She continues to incur bills related to the alleged incidents, the grievance states.

The previous staffer is one in every of 11 ladies who’ve accused Mr Cuomo of sexual assault.

In 2021, New York Lawyer Basic Letitia James launched a 168-page report concluding that in his time in workplace, Mr Cuomo “engaged in conduct constituting sexual harassment underneath federal and New York State legislation.

“Particularly, we discover that the Governor sexually harassed a variety of present and former New York State staff,” the report said.

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