Former Gov. Andrew Cuomo Charged With Misdemeanor Forcible Touching

The complaint charges Cuomo with intentionally touching a former aide, "for the purpose of degrading and gratifying his sexual desires."

Former Gov. Andrew Cuomo Charged With Misdemeanor Forcible Touching

NEW YORK (CBSNewYork) — A criminal charge has been filed against former Gov. Andrew Cuomo.

It stems from Attorney General Letitia James‘ sexual harassment investigation that led to his resignation in August, CBS2’s Marcia Kramer reported Thursday.

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The charge is forcible touching. The complaint, filed by the Albany County sheriff, charges Cuomo with intentionally touching a former aide, “for the purpose of degrading and gratifying his sexual desires.”

It came after former aide Brittany Commisso brought the case to the Albany County Sheriff’s Office.

“To me, this was a dream job and it, unfortunately, turned into a nightmare,” Commisso said back in early August.

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Commisso was talking about her charge that Cuomo groped her at the Executive Mansion while working with him on his state of the state speech. At the time, he asked her to take a selfie using her phone.

The incident led to a formal misdemeanor complaint being filed by the Albany County sheriff.

“He put his hand up my blouse and cupped my breast over my bra. I exactly remember looking down, seeing his hand, which is a large hand, thinking to myself, ‘Oh my God, this is happening,'” Commisso said.

The charge is a Class A misdemeanor.

“From the moment my office received the referral to investigate allegations that former Gov. Andrew Cuomo sexually harassed multiple women, we proceeded without fear or favor. The criminal charges brought today against Mr. Cuomo for forcible touching further validate the findings in our report,” James said in a statement.

Cuomo’s lawyer did not return requests for comment. The former governor’s spokesman said he is working on a statement, but he pointed to a published report that raised questions about whether the complaint was properly filed.

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North Texas Man Confesses To Creating Child Porn With 10 Girls For More Than 6 Years, Dallas Police Say

Dallas Police said Germond Miller was creating child pornography by filming himself with children.

North Texas Man Confesses To Creating Child Porn With 10 Girls For More Than 6 Years, Dallas Police Say

DALLAS (CBSDFW.COM) – Dallas Police said a man now in custody, was creating child pornography by filming himself with children.

In at least one case, a victim was under 8 years old.

The investigation began on October 14, when the Internet Crimes Against Children (ICAC) Task Force received a cyber tip regarding 31-year-old Germond Miller uploading child pornography to internet sites.

Due to the fact that Miller had access to a child, finding and arresting him became a high priority, Dallas Police said in a news release.

The North Texas ICAC Task Force, the U.S. Secret Service, and the Dallas Police Police Department’s Crimes Against Person’s Operational Support Team began searching for the Miller for more than two days.

He was located in the city of Irving and arrested on a traffic stop by the Irving Police Department.

Miller provided a full confession and admitted victimizing ten girls by filming, producing, and selling child pornography over the last six years.

Miller has been charged with possession of child pornography, aggravated sex assault of a child and sexual performance of a child.

Germond Miller (Dallas PD)

His bond is set at $250,000.

“This extraordinary teamwork led to the arrest of this child predator,” Dallas Police said in a news release.

If you or you know someone who may have been a victim of Germond Miller, contact the North Texas ICAC Task Force at 214-671-4281.

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