News

Court Puts Dominique Strauss-Kahn Under Investigation

Former International Monetary Fund chief Dominique Strauss-Kahn (File)
Former International Monetary Fund chief Dominique Strauss-Kahn (File)

A French court has placed former International Monetary Fund chief Dominique Strauss-Kahn under formal investigation for alleged involvement in a prostitution ring.

Strauss-Kahn posted a $133,000 bail to avoid sitting in jail while prosecutors pursue their case. A formal investigation in France is one step short of formal charges.

Prosecutors allege Strauss-Kahn helped supply prostitutes for business clients at a luxury hotel in the northern French city of Lille and had parties with the women.  

His lawyer accuses authorities of inventing the charges because of his fame.

This forum has been closed.
Comments
     
There are no comments in this forum. Be first and add one

Feature Story

Turkey's President Recep Tayyip Erdogan speaks during the opening ceremony of school in Ankara on Nov.18, 2014.

Video The World According to Turkish Leader in 'Quotes'

After declaring men and women 'not equal,' we hunted for other noteworthy statements by President Recep Tayyip Erdogan More