Harvey Weinstein Fails To Get Sex Trafficking Suit Dropped; Bob Weinstein Cut From Case

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Deadline—Already looking at a potential sentence of life behind bars in his criminal case in New York and new probes by the Los Angeles County District Attorney into west coast sexual assault allegations, Harvey Weinstein now also faces the likelihood of a federal trial on sex trafficking claims. “Plaintiff has plausibly alleged that Harvey Weinstein, knowingly and in interstate commerce, enticed and or recruited her knowing that means of force, fraud, or a combination of the two…

Harvey Weinstein Sex Trafficking Case Moves to Trial. A New York judge has ruled that an aspiring actress can sue Harvey Weinstein for violating sex trafficking laws because the proverbial casting couch, in which women are asked to trade sex for Hollywood opportunities, could be considered a “commercial sex act.”