Lawyer Norman Effman confirmed to CNN that Weinstein is now within the custody of Los Angeles County and his attorneys anticipate that he might be arraigned on an indictment there Wednesday.
Weinstein, the disgraced former film producer, faces a complete of 11 counts of sexual assault in Los Angeles County involving 5 ladies.
Final month, a New York choose accepted the extradition to Los Angeles County in order that the imprisoned former film producer can face additional sexual assault costs.
The fees in Los Angeles County embrace 4 counts of forcible rape, 4 counts of forcible oral copulation, two counts of sexual battery by restraint, and one rely of sexual penetration by use of drive. The alleged assaults happened between 2004 and 2013.
He has denied the allegations, in accordance with his spokesman Juda Engelmayer.
“Harvey Weinstein has at all times maintained that all of his bodily encounters all through his total life have been consensual. That hasn’t modified,” Engelmayer stated.
The revelations led to a wave of girls talking publicly in regards to the pervasiveness of sexual abuse and harassment in what’s often known as the #MeToo motion.