Hollywood writer-director James Toback avoided prosecution by the Los Angeles Police Department. The L.A. District Attorney's Office ruled that the cases against him, ranging from 1978 to 2008, fell outside of the statute of limitations.
The Los Angeles Police Department DA's Office confirmed that three sexual assault cases brought against Harvey Weinstein are now with the prosecutors. The former Hollywood magnate might face criminal charges soon.
For the past two months, a string of men and women have come forward and accused certain Hollywood moguls of sexual harassment, abuse, or assault. The LAPD has now begun investigating 28 cases, and believe there could still be more.
After investigations launched by the NYPD and the London Metropolitan Police, Harvey Weinstein has become the subject of a criminal investigation this time by the Los Angeles Police Department. The LAPD opened the investigation following allegations made by an actress that the Hollywood mogul brutally raped her in 2013.