Ex-assistant to Jackson mayor alleges sexual harassment

The suit also paints a picture of the parties held by Atlanta businesswoman Mitzi Bickers for Yarber in late 2014. “Ms. Bickers had arranged for a woman to have a sexual relationship with Defendant Yarber,” the suit states.

The filing alleges that on one of these trips, the mayor visited a strip club “where Ms. Bickers paid for everything” and that Bracey was required to “watch the door where Mayor Yarber and one of the strippers went in to be alone.”

The Clarion-Ledger has reported on fundraisers held at Bicker’s home in Jonesboro, Georgia, that went unreported in Yarber’s campaign finance reports. The suit states that “strippers wearing only body paint” greeted guests at her door.

“That’s ridiculous,” Bickers said. “We do regular fundraisers. I’ve never known a fundraiser where sex was solicited.”

Clarion Ledger
8/25/16