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Andrew Cuomo, in November 2020, when he was still the governor of New York.Andrew Kelly (Reuters)

Andrew Cuomo’s criminal horizon is complex. Court in Albany, New York The state that Cuomo was governor of until his resignation this summer. File a “misdemeanor” complaint against you. According to the memo submitted to the judge, the contents of which were known on Thursday afternoon, Cuomo “forcibly and deliberately put his hand under the victim’s blouse and on an intimate part of his body.” It happened at the governor’s residence in December 2020.

Amy Kowalski, an Albany County Sheriff’s Office investigator, explained New York times That the former ruler acted with the intent of “insulting the victim and satisfying his sexual desires.”

The complaint comes two months after Cuomo’s assistant, Brittany Comiso, took legal action against her for touching her breasts while they were alone.

Newspaper New York Post He indicated, quoting judicial sources, that the arrest of the former governor is expected next week. Cuomo resigned as governor last August after 10 and a half years in office and after achieving a national notoriety for his administration in the face of the pandemic. Evidence that he sexually harassed 11 women cornered him.

New York State Attorney General Letitia James, after a five-month investigation, concluded that the Democratic politician had engaged in conduct contrary to federal law. The former governor denied any wrongdoing although he accepted “full responsibility” for what he called misinterpreted actions when he tried “to be loving or funny”.

Cuomo, who replaced him number twoAnd Kathy Hochhol – the first female governor in the country’s history –, on August 23 of public life, and blamed the judiciary, prosecutor and politicians for his fall from grace –Especially the more progressive wing of the Democrats– And the press.

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