Skip to comments.Judge rejects special prosecutor for Strauss-Kahn
Posted on 08/23/2011 10:13:17 PM PDT by TigerLikesRooster
Judge rejects special prosecutor for Strauss-Kahn
By Joseph Ax | Reuters
NEW YORK (Reuters) - A New York judge dropped all criminal sexual assault charges against former IMF chief Dominique Strauss-Kahn on Tuesday, leaving him free to return to France and rebuild a shattered career.
The decision ended a case that brought three months of sordid headlines on both sides of the Atlantic about a hotel maid who accused Strauss-Kahn of attempting to rape her in his luxury Manhattan hotel suite and forced her to perform oral sex.
Prosecutors took the rare step of requesting dismissal of the charges after they had discovered contradictions in the maid's story and said they now questioned her credibility.
Strauss-Kahn, looking drawn, left court smiling with his wife Anne Sinclair, saying in a statement that his life had been a "nightmare" and would have nothing more to say about the case.
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Glad it is over. Couldn’t happen to a nicer couple. A rich male whore an a lying woman hoping to hit the jackpot in the courts.
Right you are!
A rich, powerful jerk wanted her to seem that way. Maybe she is, but I’m not convinced.