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IMF boss on U.S. sex charges

Sunday, May 15, 2011 - 01:27

IMF boss Dominique Strauss-Kahn is charged over an alleged sexual assault in the United States. Paul Chapman reports.

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New York police formally charged IMF bolts Dominic Strauss-Kahn on Sunday for an alleged sex attack on on its coaching -- -- He's accused of attempted rape criminal sexual acts and unlawful imprisonment. He was dramatically arrested to -- an Air France -- about to leave John F Kennedy Airport for Paris. The managing director of the International Monetary Fund was taken off the plane for questioning. The 32 year old complainant alleges she was assaulted and a 3000 dollars -- -- we -- the up market -- -- in Times Square. Strauss -- Malia says he'll deny all charges. Police say Strauss-Kahn left the hotel shortly after the alleged incidents. The 62 year -- tenure as head of the IMF is due to end next year. The allegations against him will be a major embarrassment to the organization. He's also being considered as a possible Socialist Party candidates in next year's French presidential elections but has yet to say if you stand. In 2008 she apologized for what he called an error of judgement -- in a fan with an IMF subordinates. He was cleared of harassment and abuse of allies about the IMF board warned him against any further improper conduct pulled Chapman what is it.

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IMF boss on U.S. sex charges

Sunday, May 15, 2011 - 01:27