Mahmoud Abdel-Salam Omar
Omar’s lawyer, Lori Cohen, called the case the result of a “big miscommunication” between the 44-year-old maid and Omar.
Mahmoud Abdel-Salam Omar looked tired and in a need of a shave Friday after spending four days at Rikers Island, charged with groping a female worker who was bringing tissues to his room at the Pierre Hotel.
Mahmoud Abdel-Salam Omar, the board chairman of an Egyptian salt production company and former banker, faces sexual abuse, unlawful imprisonment, forcible touching and harassment charges.
It’s been just two weeks since Dominique Strauss-Kahn was accused of sexually attacking a hotel maid, and now another high-profile money man is accused of a surprisingly similar assault.
A little more than two weeks after the arrest of the head of the International Monetary Fund, there has been another stunning accusation levied against a high-profile member of the world financial industry right here in New York City.