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Ex-San Diego Mayor Bob Filner faces another sexual harassment lawsuit
Ex-San Diego Mayor Bob Filner faces another sexual harassment lawsuit

A former staffer for ex-San Diego Mayor Bob Filner has filed a lawsuit alleging that he subjected her to "severe and pervasive sexual harassment." Benelia Santos-Hunter, 50, who was an executive assistant to Filner, said the former mayor repeatedly asked her for kisses and attempted to grab her breasts and buttocks. "Filner's behavior was repugnant and revolting," according to a lawsuit filed against Filner and the city in San Diego County Superior Court. Filner resigned on Aug. 30, 2013, after numerous women accused him of sexual harassment. He later pleaded guilty to one count of felony false imprisonment and two counts of misdemeanor battery. Filner served...

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