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Subpoenas Issued In Cuomo Sexual Assault Case

Gov. Andrew Cuomo takes off his face mask before a news conference in New York on Monday, April 19, 2021.
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Former N.Y. Gov. Andrew Cuomo

Law enforcement in Albany issued subpoenas as part of an investigation into sexual assault allegations against former Governor Andrew Cuomo.

The allegations accuse Cuomo of sexually harassing a female aide at the Governor’s Mansion last November. Cuomo resigned from office this month to avoid an impeachment inquiry. He could still face possible criminal charges.

The subpoenas are for Cuomo’s text messages that could be used as evidence to verify the claims of his accuser.

The state attorney general found Cuomo might have broken federal and state law when he allegedly sexually harassed 11 women at the office and in public.

John is a former news fellow with WSHU Public Radio.