The attorney for one of the women who accused Herman Cain of sexual harassment said Friday that the then-National Restaurant Association CEO engaged in “inappropriate behavior” and “unwanted advances” that led to a cash payout in 1999.
The woman declined to reveal her identity or detail the nature of the claim.
“These complaints were resolved in an agreement with her acceptance of a monetary settlement,” said Joel Bennett, the attorney, at a news conference outside his Washington, D.C. law office.
Reading a statement he said he wrote jointly with his client, Bennett declined to say how much money his client received. POLITICO has reported it was approximately $45,000.Full Post