The case in opposition to Harvey Weinstein is falling aside. As reported by TMZ, Weinstein's lawyer Ben Brafman filed a brand new movement on Monday requesting decide clear all expenses in opposition to the producer. The case has been leaning in Weinstein's favor, with proof coming into query after prosecutors admitted the lead detective on the case advisable that one of many alleged victims delete info from her telephone.
Reports declare that NYPD Det. Nicholas DiGaudio had a dialog with the alleged sufferer pertaining to the contents of her telephone earlier than she turned it over to the D.A.'s Office. The lady, who has been recognized as Mimi Haleyi, was involved concerning the prosecution seeing one thing on her telephone. The sexual assault cost on this case in opposition to Weinstein was dropped in mild of the brand new proof. He nonetheless has 5 different legal expenses in opposition to him from two ladies.
Weinstein's legal professionals argued that Haleyi stayed in touch with Harvey for months after the alleged assault. Haleyi was probably the most vocal of Weinstein's victims, revealing that the producer forcibly carried out oral intercourse on her after pulling out her tampon whereas she was on her interval. Brafman is arguing that Haleyi's credibility has been blown, and that the detective on the case must be hit with witness tampering. He believes that the complete case is now tainted, and all expenses must be thrown out.