The Twitter handle is not verified by the social networking site, although it has been repeatedly retweeted by Cain's official Twitter.

Allred has been a mainstay of high-profile sex scandals, representing women involved with former Rep. Anthony Weiner (D-N.Y.) Tiger Woods, and HP CEO Mark Hurd. She also worked with Nicole Brown Simpson's family during the O.J. Simpson murder trial.

Cain has been defiant as charges have surfaced, repeatedly saying that claims against him are "baseless." Campaign spokesmen warned as reports first emerged that Cain ‘‘could see other baseless allegations made against him as this appalling smear campaign continues.’’