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Married-with-children NY Assemblyman Dennis Gabryszak, 62, tormented three workers with lewd antics such as sending a video of himself supposedly receiving oral sex, suggesting they shack up with him in hotels and talking about a tattoo on his penis, new court documents charge.
“I got a boner when I walked into the office today when I saw you,” the seven-year assemblyman allegedly drooled to his then-director of communications, Anna­lise C. Freling, 28, last year at a governor’s event, according to court papers filed Thursday.
“You’re so hot, you know what I want to do with you,” he allegedly said.
The documents were part of a notice of claim that legally informed the assemblyman of the women’s intent to sue.
Their accusations come during a banner year of Albany sleaze: Assemblyman Vito Lopez (D-Brooklyn) resigned amid young female staffers’ accusations that he’d asked them to massage him and fondle his cancerous tumours.

In late 2011, Gabryszak told Freling he was sending her a recorded message to play to his constituents – but instead sent her a video “of him in a bathroom, either receiving or pretending to be receiving fellatio,” the papers allege.
Freling said she quit in May after complaining to Gabryszak’s chief of staff to no avail.
Kimberly Snickles, 26, took over as communications director – and within two weeks Gabryszak invited the attractive brunette to a massage parlour and informed her at dinner “that he was more of a ‘butt’ guy than a ‘boobs’ guy,” she claimed.
In addition, “in June 2013, in the assemblyman’s office, Gabryszak told her and one of his interns a joke about him “having a tattoo on his penis,” the papers allege.
That same month, as Snickles was marching with the assemblyman in a parade and they crossed a set of train tracks, “The assemblyman asked her if she ‘liked to be tied up to them,’ ” the papers say.
Whenever Snickles and another intern travelled in the back seat of Gabryszak’s car, “he would regularly look in the rear-view mirror and ask them ‘if they were kissing each other,’

Last year, Gabryszak championed an anti-workplace-harassment bill.
“When you are at work, you need to have an environment that is stress-free,” Gabryszak, who is refusing to talk about the latest allegations, had told reporters at a press conference in May 2012. “You need an environment that is safe, that is conducive to doing the job that needs to be done.” – news.com.au


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