The Los Angeles County District Attorney’s office announced that the Harvey Weinstein has been charged with six new forcible sexual assault counts. He was charged with six additional forcible sexual assault counts involving two victims stemming from incidents that allegedly occurred more than a decade ago,
The new charged on him include the rape charged from a woman at a hotel in Beverly Hills between September 2004 and September 2005 . The disgraced movie mogul now faces a total of four counts each of forcible rape and forcible oral copulation. Additionally, he faces two counts of sexual battery by restraint and one count of sexual penetration by use of force. There is involvement of five victims for crimes that span from 2004 to 2013.
Weistein is s currently in prison in New York after being convicted of multiple sex crimes. He has also been accused of raping another woman on two separate occasions in November 2009 and November 2010 at a hotel in Beverly Hills.
Jackie Lacey, District Attorney said in a statement, “I am thankful to the first women who reported these crimes and whose courage have given strength to others to come forward. The willingness of these latest victims to testify against a powerful man gives us the additional evidence we need to build a compelling criminal case,”
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