Criminal charges brought against IMF chief Strauss-Kahn

By REUTERS
May 15, 2011 10:18

NEW YORK - New York prosecutors on Sunday charged IMF chief Dominique Strauss-Kahn with a criminal sexual act, attempted rape and unlawful imprisonment in the alleged sexual assault of a hotel maid in New York City, police said.

Strauss-Kahn is expected to be brought before a state court judge later on Sunday. His attorney, Benjamin Brafman, said in an email to Reuters Strauss-Kahn "will plead not guilty."


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