The New York Attorney General's office has ordered a nearly $19 million settlement for women who were sexually assaulted and raped at the hands of disgraced Hollywood executive Harvey Weinstein.
"Harvey Weinstein and The Weinstein Company failed their female employees. After all the harassment, threats, and discrimination, their victims are finally receiving some justice," New York Attorney General Letitia James said.
According to the General Attorney's office, the fund will be for "women who experienced a hostile work environment, sexual harassment, and gender-based discrimination while working at The Weinstein Company, as well as sexual abuse by Harvey Weinstein."
Weinstein was convicted on one count of criminal sex act for forcibly performing oral sex on a woman in 2006 and one count of third-degree rape for a 2013 attack on another woman. He received 23 years for his crimes and its likely that he will spend the rest of his life behind bars.