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Weinstein and accusers reach tentative compensation deal: WSJ

By Reuters
26 May 2019   |   2:19 pm
Harvey Weinstein, women who accused him of sexual misconduct, his former film studio's board members and the New York attorney general's office have reached a tentative $44 million deal to resolve lawsuits and compensate alleged victims of the Hollywood producer, the Wall Street Journal reported on Thursday, citing people it said were familiar with the matter.

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