Banon claims Strauss-Kahn tried to rape her while she was interviewing him in 2002.
Now that Strauss-Kahn is back in France, the Tribeca townhouse is on the market — for nearly $14 million. CBS 2’s Emily Smith got an exclusive look inside.
In his first interview since his sexual assault charges in New York were dropped, Dominique Strauss-Kahn appeared on French television to tell his side.
Attorneys Kenneth Thompson and Douglas Wigdor said people deserve to hear Strauss-Kahn “answer pointed questions about his conduct.” They note Guinean maid Nafissatou Diallo answered questions in July interviews and gave a detailed account of the May 14 encounter.
Strauss-Kahn, his wife and daughter left the rented house Saturday afternoon, carrying luggage. He didn’t say where he was going, but French media have reported he was expected to board a plane to Paris on Saturday.
Strauss-Kahn’s passport was returned to his lawyers Thursday, a person familiar with the matter said. The person spoke on condition of anonymity to discuss the passport’s return, which was done privately.
After essentially saying “see ya later, bye” to CBS 2 reporters trying to get him to personally explain the decision to drop the charges against French banker Strauss-Kahn, Manhattan DA Cy Vance explained himself Wednesday evening.
On Tuesday, Appellate Court Judge Michael Obus agreed to drop the sexual assault charges against Dominique Strauss-Kahn. The former head of the International Monetary Fund then spoke out for the first time
Diallo, once described as “brave” and “unwavering” by prosecutors, left the meeting dissatisfied. According to court papers filed Monday, District Attorney Cyrus R. Vance, Jr. will recommend that all charges be dismissed.
The lawyer for the woman who accused former International Monetary Fund head Dominique Strauss-Kahn of sexual assault reportedly said Saturday that he believes prosecutors plan to dismiss some or all of the charges.
Prosecutors are looking into whether the maid’s lawyers and Strauss-Kahn’s attorneys talked about a potential deal after prosecutors developed doubts about her credibility, sources said.
NBC says the season opener of “Law & Order: Special Victims Unit” will deal with an Italian dignitary accused of rape.
Lawyers for Diallo said their client faces a difficult recovery from an encounter with ex-International Monetary Fund boss Dominique Strauss-Kahn that left her violated, humiliated and degraded.
A hotel maid who accused Dominique Strauss-Kahn of sexual assault, briefly spoke Thursday afternoon to group of supporters in Brooklyn.
Attorney Kenneth Thompson said Wednesday that the meeting went well, and focused on tapes of two conversations his client had with an incarcerated friend shortly after Strauss-Kahn’s arrest.