LOS ANGELES (AP) — A Los Angeles dentist was charged Monday with sexually abusing nine women while they were undergoing procedures.
Emad Fathy Moawad, 50, was charged with more than a dozen counts of sexual battery by restraint and other acts involving force.
Moawad appeared in court Monday but didn’t enter a plea and his arraignment was continued. He was jailed on nearly $2 million bail and it wasn’t immediately clear whether he had an attorney to speak on his behalf.
“This case is especially concerning because its victims are low-income people and immigrants who are less likely to report