Wednesday, May 6, 2020

Report: New York AG Investigates NBC Network

Linda Vester
The New York Attorney General is investigating NBC News over claims of historical sexual assault, has learned exclusively.

The revelation comes one day after it was announced that NBC chairman Andy Lack is out at the peacock network.

More than a dozen women have been interviewed by officials from a Civil Division department dubbed 'The Weinstein Unit' following its investigation into the disgraced movie mogul who was jailed earlier this year after being convicted of rape.

In an exclusive interview with, former NBC News anchor Linda Vester said she was one of the women interviewed about alleged violations at the network.

'They wanted to know as many details as I could offer about what Andy Lack's involvement was in orchestrating a public response against me and a defense or cover-up. He was one of many,' she revealed.

Sources told the unit has been looking into claims of sexual harassment and discrimination at the network for at least six months.

Former TV host Linda Vester, 54, was interviewed in January over her alleged assault at the hands of ex Nightly News anchor Tom Brokaw.

She claimed in 2018 the veteran anchor had pinned her against the wall and attempted to kiss her on two separate occasions.

Megyn Kelly was also interviewed by the AG's office, sources tell, although her reps would not confirm her involvement.

Vester said she had in an 'hours-long' session with investigators and was also asked about a cover-up culture at NBC.

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