Ex-Gov. Cuomo under federal probe over sexual harassment claims

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Former Gov. Andrew Cuomo is now officially under investigation from Federal authorities over numerous sexual harassment complaints. AP Photo/Richard Drew, File

Federal authorities are now probing the sexual harassment claims against former Gov. Andrew Cuomo that forced him from office, The Post has learned.

The stunning development is contained in a legal services contract signed in October and released by the state Comptroller’s Office in response to a Post Freedom of Information Law request.

andrew cuomo, investigations, justice department, sexual harassment

The information is within in a legal services contract signed in October and released by the state Comptroller’s Office.

AP Photo/Richard Drew, File)

The contract notes previously revealed Department of Justice investigations into the Cuomo administration’s handling of the COVID-19 pandemic, its cover-up of nursing home deaths and Cuomo’s $5.1 coronavirus memoir.

But it adds, “DOJ has also undertaken an inquiry related to sexual harassment claims made against the then Governor.”

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