Former IMF chief Strauss-Kahn seeks damages from maid

Former International Monetary Fund chief Dominique Strauss-Kahn filed a counterclaim as part of a lawsuit by a Manhattan hotel maid accusing him of sexually assaulting her.

15th May, 2012
Former International Monetary Fund chief Dominique Strauss-Kahn.

Former International Monetary Fund chief Dominique Strauss-Kahn filed a counterclaim as part of a lawsuit by a Manhattan hotel maid accusing him of sexually assaulting her.

Strauss-Kahn alleged in the court filing in New York state Supreme Court in the Bronx that the maid, Nafissatou Diallo, knowingly made a “malicious and wanton” false accusation, according to copies of the filing provided by his lawyers. The documents couldn’t be immediately confirmed with the court....

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