An attorney for a trio of his accusers says otherwise--- and has released text messages, facebook postings and even a graphic video of the Assemblyman in a bathroom stall, all allegedly from Gabryszak and sent to his accusers.
"I don't think anyone would consider sending (these text messages and video to a female employee) to be banter," writes Niagara Falls Attorney John Bartolomei, who represents the first three Gabryszak former staffers to file a notice of claim against the then assemblyman, in a prepared statement.
“We will not litigate this case in the media but this response is made necessary by reason of the absurdity of Mr. Gabryszak’s statement, which shows no remorse, acceptance of responsibility or connection to the reality of the circumstances,"
-- Attorney John Bartolomei.
|from The NY Daily News,
SEE THE VIDEO HERE
WARNING: CONTENT IS GRAPHIC & SEXUAL IN NATURE
In it Garbryszak appears to masturbate before leaning into the camera and saying " “Is this what you wanted?”
Bartolomei also released texts saying he “might want to lock you.lol,” and later correcting himself to say “No I meant lick.,'
There is also a summary of Facebook conversations referring to Assemblywoman Nicole Malliotakis of Staten Island as 'Malliocockkiss' .
Reached by WBEN Bartolomei offered no further comment, beyond the prepared statement first reported by the NY Daily News.
Gabryszak attorney Terry Connors could not be reached to comment.
Here's a copy of the texts and facebook messages released by John Bartolomei, an attorney for some of Dennis Gabryszak's accusers
and some facebook postings Bartolomei released, where Gabryszak refers to another legislator with a crude mangling of her name.
And here's Bartolomei's statement: