By Gabrielle Fonrouge. December 10, am Updated December 10, pm. The FBI has investigated at least six internal sexual misconduct allegations involving top brass over the last five years — but none of the accused officials ever faced discipline, even when the reports were substantiated, an Associated Press probe found. The cases include an assistant FBI director who was accused of drunkenly groping a female subordinate, a senior FBI official who allegedly sexually harassed eight employees and another high-ranking official accused of blackmailing a young employee for sex, the probe found. Using a review of court records, Office of Inspector General reports and interviews with federal law enforcement officials, the outlet discovered none of the high-ranking members faced discipline beyond quiet transfers and early retirements.
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The complaint alleges that Salazar dos Santos, 79, of Chicopee, who has managed residential rental properties in and around Chicopee since at least , subjected female tenants to unwelcome sexual contact, including coercing them to perform oral sex and touching intimate parts of their bodies. Dos Santos allegedly exposed his genitals to female tenants, locked tenants in his office, implicitly offered to grant tangible benefits, such as rent payment plans, in exchange for engaging in sexual acts with him, and threatened tenants who resisted or objected to his unwelcome sexual harassment. The lawsuit seeks monetary damages to compensate the victims, civil penalties and a court order restricting his contact with tenants. The complaint contains allegations of unlawful conduct; the allegations must be proven in federal court. The initiative is an effort to combat sexual harassment in housing led by the Civil Rights Division in coordination with U. The goal is to address sexual harassment by landlords, property managers, maintenance workers, loan officers, or other people who have control over housing. As part of the initiative, the Justice Department developed a public service announcement and formed a joint task force with HUD to combat sexual harassment in housing.
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The episode was written by B. Novak and directed by Ken Kwapis. The series depicts the everyday lives of office employees in the Scranton, Pennsylvania branch of the fictional Dunder Mifflin Paper Company. In this episode, Michael Scott Steve Carell is concerned when he believes Dunder Mifflin is targeting him for sexual harassment training. Novak was inspired to write the episode after attending an NBC sexual harassment seminar that the cast and crew had to attend before the series began.
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