IMF chief Dominique Strauss-Kahn arrested in New York over alleged sex attack on Manhattan hotel maid
Dominique Strauss-Kahn, the head of the International Monetary Fund, has been charged with the sexual assault of a hotel maid, after he was arrested and removed from a plane on the tarmac of John F. Kennedy airport.
Dominique Strauss-Kahn, 62, is expected to be brought before a state court judge later today, where he will be formally charged with a criminal sex act, attempted rape and unlawful imprisonment. His lawyer, Benjamin Brafman, said he "will plead not guilty".
He is said to have emerged naked from his bathroom and forced himself on the woman, who had entered to clean his room at about 1pm on Saturday. He then allegedly "attempted to sexually assault her", Paul Browne, a New York Police Department spokesman, said on Saturday night.
Well, so who is old Dominique you ask? Well besides being the head of the most evil institution in the world the International Monetary Fund, wikipedia tells us.
"Dominique Gaston André Strauss-Kahn is a French economist, lawyer, and politician, and a member of the Socialist Party of France (PS). A former Communist, Strauss-Kahn became the Managing Director of the International Monetary Fund (IMF) on 28 September 2007, with the backing of his country's president, Nicolas Sarkozy.
He is the son of Gilbert Strauss-Kahn, a legal and tax advisor and member of the Grand Orient de France, and Russian/Tunisian journalist Jacqueline Fellus. His family is of mixed Sephardic and Ashkenazic Jewish origin."