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Filner Sentenced to Home Confinement in Sexual Harassment Case

Tuesday, December 10th, 2013

Former San Diego Mayor Bob Filner, who resigned amid sexual harassment accusations, was sentenced on Monday to three months of home confinement and three years’ probation for acts against three women.

Filner, 71, pleaded guilty to the charges against him in October in exchange for a plea bargain that would keep him out of jail.

State Superior Court Judge Robert Trentacosta also ordered Filner not to seek nor hold public office during his probation. Filner, who had served 10 terms in Congress before becoming mayor, also was fined $1,500.

In a statement before the sentencing, Filner apologized to his family, his staff and his supporters, and to “the women I have hurt and offended.”

Jewish San Diego Ex-Mayor Filner Charged in Sexual Harassment Case

Wednesday, October 16th, 2013

Bob Filner, who resigned as San Diego mayor amid sexual harassment accusations, was charged in a case brought by three women.

Filner was charged Tuesday in San Diego County Superior Court with one felony count of “false imprisonment by violence, fraud, menace and deceit,” as well as two misdemeanor counts of battery.

The victims were identified as Jane Does 1, 2 and 3.

Filner, 71, who is Jewish, resigned in August after the San Diego City Council unanimously approved a deal under which he agreed to leave office by Aug. 30 in exchange for the city agreeing to pay his legal expenses in a sexual harassment lawsuit brought by his former aide.

Some 19 women publicly accused Filner of acting inappropriately and sexually harassing them. He apologized to the city and the women who accused him of misconduct.

Filner was San Diego’s first Democratic mayor in two decades; he formerly was a 10-term congressman.

Printed from: http://www.jewishpress.com/news/breaking-news/jewish-san-diego-ex-mayor-filner-charged-in-sexual-harassment-case/2013/10/16/

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