• Albany Sheriff Sounds Off About Cuomo Charge Leaking: ‘Problematic' That Internet Knew Before He Could Inform Victim

    1 month ago - By Mediaite

    Albany County Sheriff Craig Apple sounded off about Thursday's chaotic filing of criminal charges filed against former Gov. Andrew Cuomo , lamenting how the summons had been immediately leaked to the press before even he knew about it or had been able to discuss it with the DA or victim.
    From our report:
    Cuomo resigned earlier this year after being accused of sexual misconduct and harassment by multiple women, including former aide Brittany Commisso , whose allegations that Cuomo groped and harassed her apparently form the basis of this Schrödinger's Cat of a criminal complaint that spent...
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  • Dan Abrams Calls Out Albany Sheriff in Filing of Cuomo Charges: An ‘Unusual Maneuver' to ‘Pressure' the DA

    1 month ago - By Mediaite

    ABC News chief legal analyst Dan Abrams told Good Morning America on Friday that the filing from the Albany County Sheriff's Office - “effectively going around the district attorney and directly to the court” - in charging former New York Governor Andrew Cuomo was a very “unusual maneuver.”
    “I spoke to a number of assistant district attorneys who have worked in this office before. A couple of them didn't even know that the Sheriff could do this,” said Abrams - who is also the founder of Mediaite. Cuomo was charged on Thursday with forcible touching of a former aide. The way in which the...
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