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New York Maid Files Civil Suit Against Strauss-Kahn

Posted August 8th, 2011 at 8:15 pm (UTC-5)
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The maid who accuses former IMF chief Dominique Strauss-Kahn of sexual assault has filed a civil lawsuit that alleges a “violent and sadistic” attack took place in his luxury New York hotel room in May. Filed Monday, the 17-page document alleges that Strauss-Kahn intentionally, brutally and violently sexually assaulted Nafissatou Diallo, and in the process […]

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Strauss-Kahn Accuser to File Civil Suit

Posted July 28th, 2011 at 3:55 pm (UTC-5)
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The New York hotel maid who accused former International Monetary Fund chief Dominique Strauss-Kahn of sexual assault has made a public appearance in New York, while her lawyer has promised a civil suit against her alleged attacker. Nafissatou Diallo, an immigrant to the United States from Guinea, told a crowd Thursday that the events of […]

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Strauss-Kahn Accuser Speaks Out

Posted July 25th, 2011 at 2:00 pm (UTC-5)
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The New York hotel maid who accused former International Monetary Fund chief Dominique Strauss-Kahn of sexual assault has gone public in media interviews, saying she wants justice and her alleged attacker sent to jail. Nafissatou Diallo agreed to interviews with Newsweek magazine and ABC television more than two months after the incident in New York, […]

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Strauss-Kahn Accuser Speaks Out

Posted July 25th, 2011 at 10:30 am (UTC-5)
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The New York hotel maid who accused former International Monetary Fund chief Dominique Strauss-Kahn of sexual assault has gone public in media interviews, saying she wants justice and for her alleged attacker to go to jail. Nafissatou Diallo agreed to interviews with Newsweek magazine and ABC television more than two months after the incident in […]

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New York Prosecutors Want Alleged French Rape Victim to Testify in Strauss-Kahn Case

Posted July 21st, 2011 at 2:50 pm (UTC-5)
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New York prosecutors investigating a Manhattan hotel maid’s rape allegations against former International Monetary Fund chief Dominique Strauss-Kahn want a French writer who made similar claims to come to the United States to testify. Writer Tristane Banon’s attorney, David Koubbi, filed the complaint against Strauss-Kahn with the Paris prosecutor’s office earlier this month. It accuses […]

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Paris Prosecutor Investigates Strauss-Kahn Rape Case

Posted July 8th, 2011 at 6:10 am (UTC-5)
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The Paris prosecutor’s office said Friday it has opened a preliminary investigation into accusations by a French writer that former International Monetary Fund chief Dominique Strauss-Kahn attempted to rape her in 2003. Tristane Banon filed a complaint earlier this week, saying Strauss-Kahn attacked her in an empty apartment during an interview for a book. Lawyers […]

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Prosecutor in Strauss-Kahn Case Rejects Calls to Step Down

Posted July 7th, 2011 at 12:10 am (UTC-5)
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The New York prosecutor handling the sexual assault case against former International Monetary Fund chief Dominique Strauss-Kahn has rejected calls to step down. Attorneys representing the hotel maid who accuses Strauss-Kahn of attempted rape asked New York District Attorney Cyrus Vance on Wednesday to recuse himself from the case. They say Vance leaked information damaging […]

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French Writer Files Attempted Rape Complaint Against Strauss-Kahn

Posted July 5th, 2011 at 2:35 pm (UTC-5)
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A lawyer for a French author says he has filed a criminal complaint against former International Monetary Fund chief Dominique Strauss-Kahn alleging that he tried to rape her in 2003. Attorney David Koubbi said he filed the complaint Tuesday with the Paris prosecutor’s office, accusing Strauss-Kahn of the attempted assault on writer Tristane Banon while […]

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New Details Surface About Accuser in Strauss-Kahn Case

Posted July 2nd, 2011 at 5:00 pm (UTC-5)
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More potentially damaging details emerged Saturday about the hotel maid who accused former International Monetary Fund chief Dominique Strauss-Kahn of sexual assault. A law enforcement official says soon after the incident, the maid spoke of possibly making money off of it in a recorded telephone conversation with her boyfriend, who was jailed at the time […]

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Strauss-Kahn Released from House Arrest, Charges Still Stand

Posted July 2nd, 2011 at 12:30 am (UTC-5)
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Former International Monetary Fund chief Dominique Strauss-Kahn has been released from house arrest, after prosecutors raised questions about the credibility of the hotel maid accusing him of sexual assault. A New York judge agreed Friday to return Strauss-Kahn’s bail and lift some pre-trial restrictions on his movements. Strauss-Kahn’s lawyer says he is now free to […]

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