Harvey Weinstein’s “Sexual Misconduct” Cover-up Was a Sham

CBS, LAPD captain led cover-up of sexual assault report against Moonves, AG says https://t.co/aMVpKrXzF1 — Breitbart London (@BreitbartLondon) August 16, 2018

Fox News: The Los Angeles Sheriff’s Department conducted a cover-up of sexual misconduct by Hollywood mogul Harvey Weinstein with little or no evidence, an investigation by an LA County attorney found.

The report from City Attorney Mike Feuer details how investigators failed to properly investigate allegations of sexual misconduct brought by actors Rose McGowan and other Weinstein allies, and failed to act on a tip from an anonymous whistleblower.

The investigation found that the department failed to take the lead on investigating the allegation against McGowan, instead relying instead on the actor’s counsel, who then failed to go through the department’s sexual-harassment and investigations procedures, leading investigators to conclude that the investigation was a sham and a cover-up.

Feuer said the department’s failure was the root cause for the cover-up.

Here is the link to the original article by the LA Times: https://t.co/Wu0nZlOiRz — Ryan Saavedra (@RealSaavedra) August 16, 2018

Feuer added:

The investigation also found that the department failed to take the lead on investigating the allegations against Mr. Weinstein, which were brought to its attention by an unnamed source who had complained to the Los Angeles Police Department’s Internal Affairs Bureau that a series of women had been harassed by the Oscar producer and that it needed to investigate the situation more thoroughly. Investigators from the department’s Internal Affairs Bureau never interviewed the woman who made the complaint or investigated her complaint, which was brought to the bureau by law enforcement agencies and advocacy groups. They also did not follow through on the tip, because the complaint would have required them to interview the alleged victim.

He also called on the department to release relevant records to shed more light on the investigation into the allegations.

Feuer added that he is

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