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Genesis Prize CEO Stan Polovets accused of drugging and sexually assaulting woman

(JTA) – Stan Polovets, an oil industry executive who used his wealth and connections to help establish one of the most prestigious awards in the Jewish world, has been accused of drugging and sexually assaulting a woman he took out on a date.

The woman, identified only as Jane Doe 1, made the allegations in a civil lawsuit filed against Polovets, the CEO of the Genesis Prize Foundation, in Manhattan last week. She is demanding financial compensation whose amount would be determined in court.

Speaking through his lawyer, Polovets has denied the allegations and accused the woman of targeting him...


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