Investigators Question Credibility of Strauss-Kahn's Accuser

Friday, July 01, 2011

International Monetary Fund chief Dominique Strauss-Kahn (R) with his laywer Benjamin Brafman in federal court May 16, 2011 in New York City (Emmanuel Durand-Pool/Getty)

The sexual assault case against former International Monetary Fund head Dominique Strauss-Kahn is possibly on the verge of collapse this morning, according to an article from our partner The New York Times. The Times reports that the maid—who accused Strauss-Kahn of sexually assaulting her at a Manhattan hotel in May—may have lied about her asylum application, and may have been involved in drug dealing and money laundering. Strauss-Kahn is headed to court this morning, where his legal team is expected to ask for his bail conditions to be relaxed. 

David Chazan, a reporter for our partner the BBC, joins us from Paris to talk about these new developments to the case.


David Chazan

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Alex Goldmark

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