Skip to main content
Tags: IMF | Head | Assault

Lawyer: Maid Had No Idea Who IMF Chief Was

Tuesday, 17 May 2011 03:57 PM EDT

NEW YORK (AP) — The lawyer for a hotel maid who accused IMF chief Dominique Strauss-Kahn of sexual abuse says she feels "alone in the world" and is telling the truth.

Lawyer Jeffrey Shapiro says the maid is an immigrant from the West African nation of Guinea with a 15-year-old daughter. He says she had no idea who Strauss-Kahn was until a day or two after she was attacked on Saturday.

Shapiro says his client's story of being attacked by Strauss-Kahn in his Sofitel hotel suite is "consistent" because she is telling the truth.

The 62-year-old Strauss-Kahn is jailed in New York on charges including attempted rape after being denied bail on Monday. His attorney has said that he is innocent.

The maid has not been identified.

© Copyright 2024 The Associated Press. All rights reserved. This material may not be published, broadcast, rewritten or redistributed.


Newsfront
NEW YORK (AP) — The lawyer for a hotel maid who accused IMF chief Dominique Strauss-Kahn of sexual abuse says she feels "alone in the world" and is telling the truth.Lawyer Jeffrey Shapiro says the maid is an immigrant from the West African nation of Guinea with a...
IMF,Head,Assault
126
2011-57-17
Tuesday, 17 May 2011 03:57 PM
Newsmax Media, Inc.

Sign up for Newsmax’s Daily Newsletter

Receive breaking news and original analysis - sent right to your inbox.

(Optional for Local News)
Privacy: We never share your email address.
Join the Newsmax Community
Read and Post Comments
Please review Community Guidelines before posting a comment.
 
TOP

Interest-Based Advertising | Do not sell or share my personal information

Newsmax, Moneynews, Newsmax Health, and Independent. American. are registered trademarks of Newsmax Media, Inc. Newsmax TV, and Newsmax World are trademarks of Newsmax Media, Inc.

NEWSMAX.COM
America's News Page
© Newsmax Media, Inc.
All Rights Reserved
Download the NewsmaxTV App
Get the NewsmaxTV App for iOS Get the NewsmaxTV App for Android Scan QR code to get the NewsmaxTV App
NEWSMAX.COM
America's News Page
© Newsmax Media, Inc.
All Rights Reserved