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Collins Asks Countersuit Be Dismissed

Woman asks that Allen's countersuit be dismissed

The woman who is suing Hamilton County Prosecutor Mike Allen for sexual harassment has filed a motion asking that his countersuit against her be dismissed for having no basis in law.

Assistant Prosecutor Rebecca Collins' court filing yesterday is the latest in an exchange of accusations in a sex scandal that began in August. Collins says Allen's countersuit was intended to smear her character, humiliate her and influence an eventual pool of potential jurors in the case. In Allen's countersuit, he says her actions destroyed his career and was a veiled extortion attempt. The 33-year-old Collins sued 49-year-old Allen in August alleging Allen coerced her into an affair, denied her promotions and threatened to ruin her career if she stopped seeing him.

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