Failed Alabama senator Roy Moore begs supporters for quarter-mil to fight lawsuit brought by woman who claims he groped her in her early teen
Leigh Corfman said in early in 1979 Moore, then a 32-year-old assistant district attorney, touched her sexually during an encounter, she was 14
Roy Moore lost Alabama Senate race in a close contest with Doug Jones
Moore’s was dogged by allegations he sexually assaulted multiple underage girls
Now he has begged for money from supporters to fight the claims in court
Email asks for $250,000, saying he has ‘very minimal’ resources after his loss
Corfman says Moore attacker her in 1979 when she was 14, she’s filed a defamation lawsuit against Moore after he denied her claims, branding her a ‘liar’ and ‘immoral’
Her suit says she wants Moore to stop trashing her name in public and seeks legal costs, but does not seek damages.
Failed GOP senate candidate Roy C. Moore on several occasions denied knowing his accuser Leigh Corfman [left]. In a church speech [right], he dismissed the misconduct allegations against him as ‘dirty politics.’
Failed Alabama Republican U.S. senate nominee, Roy Moore has sent a letter begging supporters for money to help fight a court battle against Leigh Corfman, one of the women who accused him of sex assault in their teens.
Moore, lost the Alabama senate seat vacated by Attorney General, Jeff Sessions, to Democrat Doug Jones after being accused of attacking multiple women while they were teenagers.,
In the email, the two-time Alabama chief Justice tells potential donors that the legal battle may cost him $250,000, stressing that he has ‘very limited’ resources to fight the defamation lawsuit brought by Corfman.
Leigh Corfman was the youngest of Moore’s alleged victims. She was 14 at the time of the 30-year-old District Attorney molested her, she claims.
Former Alabama Chief Judge, Roy C. Moore has sent an email to supporters requesting $250,000 to fight a defamation lawsuit brought by a woman that alleges he molested her when she was 14
Corfman, who says Moore attacker her in 1979 when she was 14, has filed a defamation lawsuit against Moore after he branded her a ‘liar’ and ‘immoral’
Corfman filed suit against Moore and his campaign earlier this month for calling her a ‘liar’ and ‘immoral’ as the politician denied her claims.
The suit says she wants Moore to stop trashing her name in public and seeks legal costs, but does not seek damages.
Corfman said it was early in 1979 when Moore, then a 32-year-old assistant district attorney, touched her sexually during an encounter.
She says that Moore first approached her as she waited outside a custody hearing at the Etowah County courthouse and that she later met Moore before he took her to his home.
Corfman today [left], and [right], the 14-year-old attacked by Moore in 1979
While there Moore took off Corfman’s shirt and pants and removed his clothes except for his underwear before touching her over her bra and underpants, she says.
Two of Corfman’s friends from the time recall that she mentioned seeing an older man, with one saying she identified that man as Moore.
Corfman also told her mother about the encounter a year later as Moore was becoming known as a judge.
Corfman says Moore took her to his home where he removed her clothes and fondled her on top of her bra and underwear. He denies the claims.
After she came forward with the allegations, his campaign issued a statement saying: ‘We look forward to transparently discussing these matters in a court of law.’
Moore’s campaign was plagued by the accusations thrhroughout his campaign for the U.S. Senate seat previously held by Attorney General Jeff Sessions.
Moore, who was backed by the RNC and President Trump, lost the long-term Republican seat to Democratic challanger, Doug Jones,
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Winner: Doug Jones has been sworn-in as a U.S, senator, the first Alabama Democrat elected to the U.S. Senate in 25 years.
Despite financial backing and the support of the RNC and President Trump, Moore who was dogged by a plethora of scandals, lost the Alabama senate race to Doug Jones, marking the first time in 25 years that a Democrat has held the seat.
‘Mr. Moore’s continued attacks against Ms. Corfman after the election and the content of his affidavit demonstrate that if not enjoined, he will continue to defame Ms. Corfman,’ Corfman’s lawyers say
The lawsuit was filed a day after Jones was sworn in as a member of the Senate.
The lawsuit cites numerous statements made by Moore and his campaign staff and surrogates denying the allegations and accusing her of not telling the truth.
Moore on several occasions denied knowing Corfman. In a church speech, he dismissed the misconduct allegations against him as ‘dirty politics.’
Moore, who filed an unsuccessful lawsuit seeking to stop the certification of the Alabama election, submitted an affidavit saying the accusations were false and malicious and that he passed a polygraph test.
‘Mr. Moore’s continued attacks against Ms. Corfman after the election and the content of his affidavit demonstrate that if not enjoined, he will continue to defame Ms. Corfman, if simply for the purpose of furthering his political goals,’ Corfman’s attorney wrote in the lawsuit.