OSWEGO, N.Y. (CBSNewYork) — An upstate district legal professional has determined to not pursue prison expenses towards former Gov. Andrew Cuomo.
It marked the final of 5 district attorneys who had been investigating sexual misconduct allegations towards Cuomo, CBS2’s Dick Brennan reported Monday.
The choice basically ends the prison investigation towards the previous governor with no expenses filed.
Gregory Oakes, the DA from Oswego County, who probed allegations from one lady of undesirable sexual contact with Cuomo, outlined in a report by Legal professional Common Letitia James.
Virginia Limmiatis mentioned Cuomo touched her inappropriately when greeting her at a conservation occasion in 2017. Throughout a deposition by the Legal professional Common’s Workplace, she claimed Cuomo ran his fingers over her shirt.
“Like this, touching every of the letters, yep,” Limmiatis mentioned, “and he came visiting to the facet of my face to my cheek and he whispered in my ear and his face was proper as much as my cheek and he whispered in my ear and he mentioned I’m gonna say there’s a spider in your shoulder.”
However the Oswego DA mentioned in a press release that there was “not a adequate authorized foundation to deliver prison expenses” towards Cuomo, whereas including, “Under no circumstances….be interpreted as casting doubt upon the character or credibility of Ms. Limmiatis, or how dangerous the acts she skilled had been.”
Cuomo’s spokesman launched images, saying that they had been hidden from the general public and claims they present the governor didn’t act improperly.
In a press release, Cuomo’s spokesman mentioned, partly, “What a farce this has been from the start. Not one of the accusations in Tish James’ fraud of a report have stood as much as any degree of actual scrutiny.”
Whereas different girls have made allegations of inappropriate conduct by Cuomo, district attorneys in 5 counties, Nassau, Manhattan, Westchester, Albany, and now Oswego, have declined to press expenses towards Cuomo.
The previous governor has denied all of the allegations.
Whereas the prison investigations are apparently over, the authorized challenges aren’t. Cuomo might be going through civil fits from a few of his accusers.