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Sexual harassment lawsuit filed against ex-San Diego Mayor Bob Filner
Sexual harassment lawsuit filed against ex-San Diego Mayor Bob Filner

SAN DIEGO -- A woman has filed a lawsuit against former Mayor Bob Filner, alleging that he sexually harassed her at a public event at an elementary school while his police bodyguards watched. In the lawsuit, filed this week in San Diego County Superior Court, Marilyn McGaughy alleges that she was "kissed, massaged, (and) groped" by the then-mayor, who made "repeated sexual advances and sexual comments." Filner's police bodyguards "were present and witnessed Filner's wrongful conduct, however, they failed to stop Filner or protect McGaughy," according to the lawsuit filed by attorney Daniel Gilleon. The suit alleges that Filner...

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