Weinstein Faces Life in Prison from New Sex Crime Charges by NYC DA

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Reprinted from Deadline Hollywood by  on July 2, 2018.

Already facing rape and criminal sex act charges and a potential 25-years behind bars, Harvey Weinstein Monday was hit with even heavier legal weight from the Manhattan D.A. – that could see him in jail for life.

“A Manhattan Grand Jury has now indicted Harvey Weinstein on some of the most serious sexual offenses that exist under New York’s Penal Law,” said District Attorney Cyrus Vance Jr. Monday. “This indictment is the result of the extraordinary courage exhibited by the survivors who have come forward. Our investigation continues. If you are a survivor of the predatory abuse with which Weinstein is charged, there is still time to pursue justice. Please call us at 212-335-9373.”

The class A-11 felony predatory charge looms with a potential life or at least 10-25 years in prison for the disgraced producer. …

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