Aug 24, 2018 - Health

Former CDC director arrested, accused of sexual misconduct

Tom Frieden. Photo: Win McNamee/Getty Images

Tom Frieden, who led the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention under President Obama, was arrested this morning on allegations of forcible touching, sex abuse and harassment, CNBC reported. He is expected in court later today.

The details: A woman "filed a complaint against Frieden in July, accusing him of grabbing her buttocks against her will" in his apartment last year, according to Reuters.

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