Former New York Attorney General Eric Schneiderman (D) will not face criminal charges over allegations that he physically abused multiple people, the prosecutor handling the case announced Thursday.
Nassau County District Attorney Madeline Singas said in a statement reported by CNN that she determined a case could not be brought against the former attorney general following interviews with Schneiderman’s former employees, witnesses and others.
“I personally interviewed each of the women who cooperated with our investigation along with their attorneys,” Singas said. “I believe the women who shared their experiences with our investigation team, however legal impediments, including statutes of limitations, preclude criminal prosecution.”
Schneiderman resigned in May hours after The New Yorker published claims from four women who said the then-attorney general physically abused them, which Schneiderman later admitted to.
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