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Posted on 05/20/2011 7:02:13 PM PDT by Libloather
Escape from Rikers: Bailed 'rape' banker forced to move to secret hideaway after neighbours block move to luxury New York apartment
By Daniel Bates
Last updated at 11:33 PM on 20th May 2011
He and his family were earlier told he was not welcome at the luxurious Bristol Plaza in Manhattan's Upper East Side by its wealthy and influential residents.
The landlord of the complex also reportedly changed his mind when he realised the amount of attention his new resident would bring.
As the complaints only began pouring in - hours before Strauss-Kahn was to be released - his legal team did not appear to have enough time to organise alternative accommodation.
Now however Stroz Friedberg, the security company hired by Strauss-Kahn to put him under 24-hour guard, has stepped in with a property in downtown Manhattan. It will be located inside the 'Ring of Steel', the network of cameras set up around Wall St to protect the financial district.
No other details were given other than that it will be near a road with two lanes of traffic and close to transit hubs.
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The Daily Mail has taken to putting in video ads at the bottom of the page that are almost done by the time you turn the sound off. I don’t notice these at work because my agency blocks these ads. But they are annoying. I’m sticking to the Telegraph.
It won’t be secret for very long.
It’s Manhattan, after all. Plenty of nosy crime reporters prowling around. Many tongues to be loosened with fine drink.
The British tabloids are reporting this story with great glee.
What does a security company do to be worth $200k/month guarding this Frog?
Clinton has a pad in Harlem.
Good point! The two of them can share their rape and grope stories with some wine in front of the fireplace and get footsy and comfy.
They should put yellow crime tape outside Clinton’s apartment and the hideout of the Frog.