A timeline has been released regarding how the state attorney general’s office handled the sexual harassment claims against chief of staff Ibrahim Khan.
According to the Times Union, the documents were released just this week after the attorney general’s office declined to confirm if there even was an investigation.
The document showed an email that let Khan know he was the subject of an investigation that involved allegations related to outside activities that were provided to the office. The allegations, if true, may have implicated executive orders according to that email.
The timeline and documents released did not show anything regarding the allegation or who made it. It also didn’t confirm if there were multiple allegations or people accusing Khan of anything.
Littler Mendleson, an outside law firm, investigated the matter that was referred to as one incident. Other documents referred to allegations more specifically and suggested they were made by more than one individual.
The firm’s engagement letter made it clear that the attorney general would adhere to making all communications about the incident private due to attorney-client privilege.
Following up, Khan stated that he had planned to leave his position and it was unrelated to the investigation.
Khan also claimed that the investigation found no official workplace misconduct. As for the investigation, whether it was concluded or discontinued remains unclear with the released documents.
The timeline reveals that Khan was informed on October 3 that he would work remotely while the investigation was ongoing. He was also told not to socialize with anyone involved with the attorney general’s office at any capacity during the investigation.
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