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Sometimes the law gets kinky. In Boston court documents, Susan Rosenberg alleged she was fired from Merrill Lynch after refusing a sexual advance from her then-boss, who allegedly waved a sex toy at her. Merrill Lynch has claimed that Rosenberg was fired for “lack of production.” Two years ago, after much legal maneuvering, U.S. District Court Judge Nancy Gertner ruled that the former Merrill Lynch stockbroker had sufficient grounds to sue the firm on both sex and age discrimination charges. Rosenberg’s attorney, Marc Redlich, said the brokerage house still hasn’t delivered important evidence he has requested. The most prominent missing item is the sex toy that Rosenberg’s then-boss, James Wyllys, allegedly waved at her. Late last month Redlich asked Chief U.S. Magistrate Judge Robert Collings to order the company to produce the requested materials and to pay Rosenberg’s court fees. Attorney Josh Davis, who represents Merrill Lynch, says that he will turn over all information relating to the time Rosenberg and Wyllys both worked at Merrill Lynch’s Wellesley, Mass. office, but nothing else. Merrill Lynch officials claim the alleged sex toy was just a “stress buster,” and has since disappeared.

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