Prosecutors have filed to dismiss all charges against former IMF chief Dominique Strauss-Kahn, writing that his alleged victim “has not been truthful on matters great and small.” Strauss-Kahn was accused — and virtually convicted by many news reports — of attempted rape in May.

A lawyer for the hotel housekeeper who accused Strauss-Kahn requested Monday that the district attorney resign from the case. — PZS


The testimony of a hotel maid who accused IMF head Dominique Strauss-Kahn of sexual assault was not convincing beyond a reasonable doubt to present to a jury, New York prosecutors said in a court filing on Monday recommending all criminal charges be dropped.

The document sent to a judge in New York State Supreme Court said prosecutors were “no longer convinced of the defendant’s guilt beyond a reasonable doubt.”

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