Albany County D.A. Won’t Prosecute Andrew Cuomo Over Groping Allegation

Albany County D.A. Won’t Prosecute Andrew Cuomo Over Groping Allegation
Former New York Governor Andrew Cuomo will not be prosecuted by Albany County’s district attorney over allegations that he groped a former aide.

District Attorney David Soares said in a statement that “while we found the complainant in this case cooperative and credible, after review of all the available evidence we have concluded that we cannot meet our burden at trial.”

“I, like most New Yorkers, remain deeply troubled by allegations like the ones at issue here,” Soares said. “Such conduct has no place in government or in any workplace. Although avenues for criminal prosecution in these cases are sometimes limited, I encourage victims of workplace harassment and abuse to continue to come forward and bring these issues to light so that these important discussions can continue.”

Last year, a criminal complaint was filed in Albany City Court alleging that Cuomo forcibly touched a woman at the state governor
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