Prosecutors looking at laying charges against Harvey Weinstein

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Los Angeles prosecutors are reviewing two cases brought by the Beverly Hills Police Department against disgraced movie mogul Harvey Weinstein.

It's alleged investigators approached actress Rose McGowan and recorded the conversation.

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District attorney office spokesman Greg Risling said today that the cases were presented last month, but he didn't offer other details.

Dozens of women have accused Mr Weinstein of sexual harassment and assault.

Those allegations rippled across the entertainment industry, other media businesses, sports and politics and unleashed a flood of sexual misconduct complaints that have upended several careers.

Police in Los Angeles, New York and London are also investigating accusations against Mr Weinstein.

The Beverly Hill cases are being reviewed by a task force District Attorney Jackie Lacey established to handle any criminal complaints arising from the Hollywood scandal.

Representatives for Weinstein have denied all accusations of non-consensual sex.

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