Private Investigator Testifies Harvey Weinstein Asked Him to Look Into ‘Red Flag List’ of Women

A private investigator was called to testify on Friday afternoon during the Harvey Weinstein trial.

Sam Anson, an investigator for the company Guidepost Solutions, was called in as a witness by the state. Anson said he was approached directly by Weinstein to investigate people he believed were talking to journalists about his sexual conduct with women.

Questioned by Manhattan Assistant District Attorney Joan Illuzzi, the investigator said he received a call directly from Weinstein a few years ago and during that 20-minute call, Weinstein sounded “agitated,” “stressed” and “not happy.” Following that call, Anson said he had a conversation with an attorney for Weinstein, and also received an email directly from Weinstein regarding specific actions he wanted him to take.

Ultimately, Anson did not conduct the investigation. He said he was unaware if anyone else conducted the investigation.

Anson explained that he received an email from Weinstein with an attachment
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