Strauss-Kahn settles with sex 'assault' maid: Report
Published on Nov 30, 2012 8:50 AM
NEW YORK (AFP) - Disgraced former IMF chief Dominique Strauss-Kahn has reached a preliminary settlement with a Manhattan maid who accused him of sexual assault, The New York Times reported Thursday.
According to the Times, quoting unidentified sources "with knowledge of the matter", the 63-year-old French politician and the hotel maid, Nafissatou Diallo, have "quietly reached an agreement to settle" her lawsuit.
The report contained no information about any payments by Strauss-Kahn and "no settlement had yet been signed." Lawyers for the parties are due to go before a judge in the Bronx next week, the newspaper said.
Strauss-Kahn, who was once touted as a possible French president, suffered a stunning fall from grace following his arrest at a New York hotel last year on the sex assault charges. He then faced a string of separate sex-related investigations in France.
To continue reading, log in if you are a subscriber
If you are not a subscriber, you can get instant, unlimited access here