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Sexual Harassment News: Tyndall, Migrants, Epstein

by HB Sexual Harassment Legal Team

07/10/2019

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Ex-USC Gynecologist Sold Sex Videos of Young Females in Compromising Positions, Prosecutors Allege

George Tyndall was charged with sexually assaulting 16 patients over the course of seven years at the USC campus health center

A judge Tuesday lowered former USC campus gynecologist George Tyndall's bail from nearly $2.1 million to $1.6 million while he awaits a hearing to determine if he will have to stand trial on charges of sexually assaulting 16 patients.

In court papers objecting to the defense's request for the bail reduction, the prosecutor wrote that a search of Tyndall's storage unit turned up "multiple images" of "young females in clinic settings in compromising positions" and that hundreds of self-made sex videos were recovered -- many of which "appear to be filmed in a hotel room(s) outside the U.S." read more »

DHS probing allegation of sex abuse at Arizona migrant detention center

U.S. Customs and Border Protection confirms it is investigating an allegation that one of its officers sexually assaulted a 15-year-old migrant girl at a facility in Yuma, Arizona. The alleged incident was first reported by NBC News. read more »

Who is Jeffrey Epstein, the billionaire charged with sex trafficking girls as young as 14?

Well-known billionaire and convicted sex offender Jeffrey Epstein was charged with sex-trafficking girls as young as 14 in a federal indictment unsealed Monday.

Epstein, 66, "sexually exploited and abused dozens of minor girls at his homes" in Manhattan and Palm Beach, Florida, along with other locations, according to the indictment.

He rose to prominence almost two decades ago and is known to have ties to President Donald Trump and former President Bill Clinton, Kevin Spacey, Victoria’s Secret owner Les Wexner, high-profile lawyer Alan Dershowitz and Great Britain's Prince Andrew.

Here's what to know about billionaire, philanthropist and sex offender Epstein. read more »