Harvey Weinstein transferred to Rikers Island after heart surgery

NEW YORK (WABC) -- Disgraced movie mogul Harvey Weinstein was moved to Rikers Island on Thursday.

He has been at Bellevue Hospital for medical treatment since his conviction after suffering chest pains.

Weinstein had a heart stent put in Wednesday night to allow for his transfer.

The former movie executive was found guilty of the third-degree rape of Jessica Mann in 2013 and of sexually assaulting Mimi Haleyi in 2006.

However, he was acquitted on the more serious charges, including predatory sex assault, which carried a maximum life sentence.

He is scheduled to be sentenced next week.

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