The investigation included interviews with multiple company employees, executives and victims of the alleged sexual misconduct.
Harvey Weinstein, pictured at the 70th annual Cannes Film Festival at Hotel du Cap-Eden-Roc on May 23, 2017 in Cap d'Antibes, France, was attacked at a restaurant.
The lawsuit claims that the company's human resources department failed to properly address complaints, and that Bob Weinstein failed to maintain a safe workplace while serving as co-owner and co-CEO.
Schneiderman believes a sale "would leave victims without adequate redress, including a lack of a sufficient victims compensation fund" and could allow "the perpetrators or enablers of the misconduct to see a windfall", according to the release.
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That said, there are many who are claiming this to be the biggest leak ever in the history of iOS or even Apple . However, as a precautionary measure, the company has removed the code from GitHub via a DMCA takedown notice.
In addition, investigators also said they discovered that Weinstein threatened to kill employees and their family members, and made quid pro quo offers or demands of sexual favors in exchange for career advancement.
Weinstein's drivers in Los Angeles and NY were required to keep condoms and erectile dysfunction injections in the vehicle at all times, papers charge.
It has been roughly four months since a New York Times report surfaced disturbing allegations against Harvey Weinstein, detailing a decades-long record of claims against the producer ranging from harassment to rape.
The attorney general's office said they also discovered that human resources at TWC was not empowered to take any action against Weinstein, and on one occasion one employee saw her compliant to HR directly forwarded to Weinstein.