Manhattan DA opens probe into Schneiderman

Schneiderman announced his resignation Monday night just hours after a story was published that said he routinely abused women physically and emotionally during relationships.


Oddly enough, Schneiderman had been looking into Vance’s office, concerning how he handled sexual assault allegations against Harvey Weinstein in 2015.


A law enforcement source told The Post that according to allegations being leveled against Schneiderman, the highest possible charge would likely be misdemeanor assault. A second source said the choking allegations could result in a separate felony charge.


“Our office has opened an investigation into the recently reported allegations concerning Mr. Schneiderman,” said a spokesman for District Attorney Cy Vance.


The Manhattan District Attorney’s Office said Monday night it was probing state Attorney General Eric Schneiderman after explosive assault allegations were made against him in a



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