Hide caption FILE – In this June 5, 2018, file photo, Harvey Weinstein arrives to court in New York. Weinstein has been accused of a forcible sex act by a third woman in an updated indictment. District Attorney Cyrus R. Vance Jr. announced the indictment Monday, July 2. (AP Photo/Seth Wenig, File) NEW YORK — Harvey Weinstein was charged Monday with a sex crime against a third woman, as New York prosecutors continue building cases against the former Hollywood studio boss whose downfall ushered in the #MeToo movement.
Manhattan’s district attorney announced the charges in an updated indictment, saying Weinstein performed a forcible sex act on the woman in 2006.
A representative for Weinstein, 66, had no immediate comment.
“A Manhattan grand jury has now indicted Harvey Weinstein on some of the most serious sexual offenses that exist under New York’s penal law,” District Attorney Cyrus R. Vance Jr. said in a statement. “Our investigation continues. If you are a survivor of the predatory abuse with which Mr. Weinstein is charged, there is still time to pursue justice.“
The district attorney’s representatives did not identify the accuser in the updated charges.
Weinstein is scheduled for arraignment on the new […]