Catherine Benjamin, 43, has filed police, state attorney and bar association complaints against lawyer and former state Rep. Steve Effman, alleging he touched her inappropriately. Effman says he didn’t do it.
Catherine Benjamin, 43, has filed police, state attorney and bar association complaints against lawyer and former state Rep. Steve Effman, alleging he touched her inappropriately. Effman says he didn’t do it. CATHERINE BENJAMIN Photo provided to the Miami Herald
Catherine Benjamin, 43, has filed police, state attorney and bar association complaints against lawyer and former state Rep. Steve Effman, alleging he touched her inappropriately. Effman says he didn’t do it. CATHERINE BENJAMIN Photo provided to the Miami Herald

Disgraced ex-state lawmaker accused of sexual harassment — 17 years after scandal

November 13, 2017 04:48 PM

UPDATED November 13, 2017 05:00 PM

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