Los Angeles Police Department Sends Three Harvey Weinstein Cases to the DA

Los Angeles Police Department Sends Three Harvey Weinstein Cases to the DA

Fox News has confirmed that the Los Angeles District Attorney's Office has been given three cases from the LAPD involving Weinstein.

No details of the allegations were released. The group will review the cases and decide whether to bring forth charges. The LAPD has previously acknowledged that it was investigating a claim that Weinstein raped an Italian model at a hotel in 2013.

The Weinstein scandal also unleashed a deluge of allegations against other powerful men in entertainment, politics and the media, forcing many industries to re-examine workplace policies. The statute of limitations in California for sexual assault is ten years.

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With the case handed over by the LAPD on February 1, there is no timeline on when that review will be completed or what outcomes it may have besides prosecution.

Last month the Beverly Hills Police Department sent two potential criminal cases against Weinstein to the D.A.'s office which will consider whether or not to file charges in any of the cases.

Although police in three cities are investigating alleged crimes of sexual abuse by now-disgraced Hollywood mogul Harvey Weinstein, things took a step closer to a courtroom on Thursday.

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The veteran producer, who is reportedly in treatment for sexual addiction as he faces parallel investigations by the police in NY and London, has repeatedly denied having non-consensual sex.

Weinstein's epic fall rocked the country as high-profile cases of sexual abuse scanning decades revealed Hollywood's code of silence surrounding harassment and abuses of power throughout the industry.

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