Cable Installer Raped 72-year-old Dallas Woman After Service Call at Her Home, Lawsuit Says

The family of an elderly Dallas woman who said she was raped by a cable installer last year is seeking more than $1 million in a lawsuit filed against him and the companies who employed him. The 72-year-old woman said she was attacked in April 2017 when the representative for Charter Communications and/or DCOMM came to install services at her home. After he finished the installation, Moises Cabrera reportedly directed the woman into the master bedroom where he sexually assaulted her over the course of 10 minutes despite her pleas, according to the lawsuit filed Feb. 15 in a Dallas County court.The lawsuit, which was first reported by WFAA-TV (Channel 8), provides graphic allegations against Cabrera. The suit does not name the woman and the Dallas Morning News does not typically name the accusers in sexual assault cases. The woman was "traumatized and in a state of shock," and "sat in her home unsure of what to do — scared and paralyzed by fear and disgust" after Cabrera left, according to court documents. Later that day, the woman's relatives went to check on her because they had not heard from her and were concerned. She told them that "something had happened," the suit states. One of her relatives called Dallas police and contacted Spectrum, which directed him to make a report to DCOMM, a cable installation and service company.   Continue reading...

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