French court reviews Strauss-Kahn pimping charges
PARIS -- A French court is deciding whether to drop preliminary charges of aggravated pimping against former International Monetary Fund chief Dominique Strauss-Kahn.
His lawyers have argued the investigating judges in the case are biased. The case revolves around a suspected luxury prostitution ring in northern France.
A court in the French city of Douai is expected to decide Wednesday whether to maintain the preliminary charges.
Strauss-Kahn's lawyers say he attended "libertine" gatherings but didn't know some women present were paid.
The case is one part of an intercontinental legal saga that exposed Strauss-Kahn's active sex life and buried his French presidential ambitions.
Strauss-Kahn reached a settlement in New York last week with a hotel maid who accused of him of trying to rape her in May 2011.
- Share Facebook Twitter
Article sent to (required)E-mail
Article sent from (required)E-mail Name
Subject Line (article title)
Message (optional)Success - Article sent Click to close
Interested in reusing this article?
Custom reprints are a powerful and strategic way to share your article with customers, employees and prospects.
The YGS Group provides digital and printed reprint services for Daily Herald. Complete the form to the right and a reprint consultant will contact you to discuss how you can reuse this article.Need more information about reprints? Visit our Reprints Section for more details.
Contact information ( * required )Name * Company Telephone * E-mail *
Article InformationTitle URL
Message (optional)Success - Reprint request sent Click to close