Andrew Cuomo charged with misdemeanor sex crime after 'groping aide while New York Governor'
OUSTED ex-Gov. Andrew Cuomo was charged ON Thursday with groping a former aide in Albany’s Executive Mansion.
The complaint charges Cuomo with forcible touching, which carries a maximum sentence of one year in jail.
If convicted of the crime it would force the 63-year-old civilian to register as a sex offender.
A misdemeanor criminal complaint filed in Albany City Court on Thursday claims Cuomo, “did intentionally, and for no legitimate purpose, forcibly place his hand under the blouse shirt of the victim…and onto her intimate body part.”
“Specifically, the victims [sic] left breast for the purposes of degrading and satisfying his sexual desire,” the document from the Albany County Sheriff's Office reads.
The alleged incident occurred on the afternoon of Dec. 7 on the second floor of the governor’s official residence at Albany’s Executive Mansion.
The alleged victim's was withheld from the complaint.
The damning allegations fit the timeline of those made by former Cuomo aide Brittany Commisso, 33, according to the New York Post.
The summons was issued without the consent of the alleged victim or her attorney, Brian D. Premo, the Albany Times-Union reported.
However, sources told the publication noted that Commisso has been cooperating with investigators and was pursuing plans to proceed with the criminal complaint.
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