A California Democrat who resigned in 2015 in the middle of sexual misbehavior claims– consisting of that he supposedly masturbated in front of a female lobbyist– has actually moved more than$ 1 million into a lieutenant guv committee account, inning accordance with a project financing report submitted Tuesday.
The filing recommends that previous state Assemblyman Matt Dababneh, 37, a Democrat who represented Woodland Hills, might be outlining a political return, the Sacramento Bee reported .
Dababneh stepped down last December after being implicated of sexual misbehavior by numerous ladies. He stated and rejected the accusation at the time that he wished to concentrate on clearing his name, the paper reported.
Lobbyist Pamela Lopez has actually implicated Dababneh of pressing her into a hotel toilet in Las Vegas and masturbating in front of her, the report stated.
Another lady, Jessica Yas Barker, stated in December that she stopped her task at a congressman’s workplace due to the fact that of Dababneh’s regular remarks about her look, consisting of recommendations that she not dress like”such a lesbian,” the Bee reported .
Dababneh resigned with almost $1.2 million in the bank for his reelection effort, and put$1.06 million into his lieutenant guv project account by the end of March, the Bee reported.
A “ Matt Dababneh for Lieutenant Governor 2022 ” committee was submitted in March with the California secretary of state, assisting to keep his project money offered, the Los Angeles Times reported in April.
Lopez has actually stated Dababneh must rather contribute the cash to injury and rape crisis focuses to “ compensate his actions, ” inning accordance with the paper.
Dababneh reported investing more than$31,000 for legal representatives;$11,828 for charge card payments;$8,430 for prospect travel; and$10,000 for a contribution to the Hope of the Valley Rescue Mission, to name a few costs, the Bee reported.
Dababneh did not instantly react for remark.