NEW YORK (CBSNewYork) — A judge could decide Wednesday if the civil case against former International Monetary Fund chief Dominique Strauss-Kahn moves forward.
Nafissatou Diallo, the hotel maid who claims she was sexually assaulted by Strauss-Kahn last year, filed a lawsuit against him in August of 2011.READ MORE: Candidate Conversations: Curtis Sliwa
Diallo alleged Strauss-Kahn attacked her last May inside his room at the Sofitel Hotel, but the criminal case that was brought against him was dropped in August.READ MORE: Bullet Believed To Have Been Fired By Alec Baldwin Recovered From Film Director's Shoulder
The lawsuit claims Diallo “did not know that defendant Strauss-Kahn was the head of the IMF…” at the time of the incident in May.MORE NEWS: Desperate To Find More Staff, Some Fast Food Restaurants Recruiting Customers
A hearing is scheduled for Wednesday afternoon in the Bronx.