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Fox News Contributor Wins Sexual Assault Settlement Against Executive

HeadlineMar 10, 2017

A former contributor to Fox News has reportedly settled a lawsuit charging she was sexually assaulted by an executive at the network. Tamara Holder says the vice president for Fox News Latino, Francisco Cortes, tried for force her to perform oral sex when the two were alone in his office in February 2015. The New York Times reports Holder won a settlement of more than $2.5 million. The settlement follows the resignation of Fox News Chair Roger Ailes last July, who stepped down amid multiple accusations that he sexually harassed women at the network.

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