Judges investigating the case in the northern French city of Lille decided on Friday to go ahead with charges of aggravated pimping in a group.
Nafissatou Diallo said Strauss-Kahn tried to rape her when she arrived to clean his room at the Sofitel Hotel in May of last year. He said the encounter was consensual.
Dominique Strauss-Kahn’s attorneys William Taylor III and Amit Mehtathe say both parties have discussed a resolution, but no settlement has been reached with Nafissatou Diallo.
The person spoke to The Associated Press on Thursday on condition of anonymity to discuss the private negotiation. The details of the deal are unknown.
The criminal case against Strauss-Kahn was dismissed after prosecutors lost faith in Nafissatou Diallo’s credibility. She then filed a civil lawsuit accusing him of assault.
Bronx state Supreme Court Justice Douglas McKeon’s ruling kept alive the civil case that emerged from a May 2011 hotel-room encounter that also spurred now-dismissed criminal charges against Dominique Strauss-Kahn.
A New York City judge is expected to rule by the end of the week on whether to throw out a hotel maid’s lawsuit claiming that Dominique Strauss-Kahn sexually assaulted her.
Nafissatou Diallo, the hotel maid who claims she was sexually assaulted by Dominique Strauss-Kahn last year, filed a lawsuit against him in August of 2011.
It’s unclear when a judge will decide whether the case should be allowed to go forward toward a trial, which Nafissatou Diallo’s lawyers say she eagerly awaits.
A March 15 hearing has scheduled for a lawsuit filed by the woman who accused former International Monetary Fund chief Dominique Strauss-Kahn of raping her in a Manhattan hotel.
The New York Hotel Trades Council says the provision is part of a labor contract the Hotel Association of New York approved last year.
At WCBS Newsradio 880, we continue our countdown of the top 11 Tri-State Area news stories of 2011 and with number 4, and a rarity.
From a protest that swept New York, the nation and the world, to a social media-based political sex scandal, CBSNewYork.com is taking a look back at the most captivating stories of 2011.
In the wake of the alleged sex assault involving a Manhattan hotel maid and a powerful international banker, a new video has surfaced.
Lawyers for the former International Monetary Fund head argued Strauss-Kahn is immune from a civil lawsuit under international law.