Prosecutor asks for Strauss-Kahn acquittal in French sex trial




 
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February 17th, 2015  
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Topic: Prosecutor asks for Strauss-Kahn acquittal in French sex trial


By Pierre Savary LILLE, France (Reuters) - A French prosecutor asked a criminal court on Tuesday to acquit former IMF chief Dominique Strauss-Kahn of a pimping charge for his role in what investigating magistrates argued was an organized sex ring using prostitutes. Strauss-Kahn was tipped to become French president before being accused of sexual assault by a New York hotel chambermaid in 2011. U.S. criminal charges were subsequently dropped, and the allegations that he participated in a French sex ring centered in the northern French city of Lille emerged later. "Did Dominique Strauss-Kahn pay prostitutes?




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