Wynn Shaken by Sexual Misconduct Allegations Against Founder

Wynn Resorts is denying allegations of sexual harassment by its founder Steve Wynn, describing it as a smear campaign related to divorce proceedings.

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LAS VEGAS (AP) — Wynn Resorts is denying multiple allegations of sexual harassment and assault by founder Steve Wynn, detailed in a Wall Street Journal report that sent shares of the casino tumbling 9 percent Friday. The paper reported that a number of women say they were harassed or assaulted by the casino mogul and finance chair of the Republican National Committee. One case led to a $7.5 million settlement with a manicurist. The detailed…

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