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France sex scandal spurs call for end to 'code of silence'

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PARIS Five years after the sex scandal that forced IMF chief Dominique Strauss-Kahn to resign, hundreds of female French politicians on Tuesday denounced sexual harassment in the corridors of power and a Mafia-style code of silence that lets it go unpunished.

Ex-drug executive Shkreli hires lawyer to celebrities for fraud case

NEW YORK Former drug executive Martin Shkreli, facing an indictment for engaging in securities fraud, replaced his legal team on Tuesday with a New York lawyer whose past clients have included former International Monetary Fund chief Dominique Strauss-Kahn and rapper Sean "Diddy" Combs.

French investigators look into Strauss-Kahn's financial affairs

PARIS French investigators are looking into the financial dealings of former IMF chief Dominique Strauss-Kahn after legal complaints by people who put money into a now-bankrupt investment fund he headed, an official in the French judiciary said on Friday.

World, France, IMF Oct 16 2015

Strauss-Kahn acquitted in French vice trial

LILLE, France Dominique Strauss-Kahn was acquitted of sex crime accusations by a French court on Friday, the final chapter in a transatlantic scandal that destroyed the political ambitions of a man once tipped to become his country's president. | Video

World, Jun 12 2015

Strauss-Kahn acquitted in French vice trial

LILLE, France Dominique Strauss-Kahn was acquitted of sex crime accusations by a French court on Friday, the final chapter in a transatlantic scandal that destroyed the political ambitions of a man once tipped to become his country's president.

World, Jun 12 2015

Prosecutor asks for Strauss-Kahn acquittal in French sex trial

LILLE, France 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.

World, IMF Feb 17 2015

Prostitutes in Strauss-Kahn sex trial withdraw damages claim

LILLE, France Lawyers for the four prostitutes who participated in sex parties organized for Dominique Strauss-Kahn said on Monday they were giving up their claim of damages, saying it would be too hard to prove the pimping charge against the former IMF head.

World, Feb 16 2015

Strauss-Kahn denies knowing sex party women were prostitutes

LILLE, France Dominique Strauss-Kahn told a French court on Tuesday he did not know the women at "festive and playful" sex parties he attended were prostitutes, saying that would have been too risky given his then-role as head of the IMF. | Video

World, Feb 10 2015

Ex-IMF head Strauss-Kahn testifies in French sex ring trial

LILLE, France Dominique Strauss-Kahn, the former IMF chief who was tipped to become French president before being accused of sexual assault by a New York maid in 2011, will testify to a criminal court on Tuesday over his alleged role in sex parties with prostitutes.

World, IMF Feb 09 2015

Sex offence trial of ex-IMF head Strauss-Kahn opens

LILLE, France Dominique Strauss-Kahn, the former International Monetary Fund chief tipped to become French president before a New York hotel maid accused him of sexual assault in 2011, went on trial in France on Monday in a separate case of alleged procuring of prostitutes. | Video

World, France, IMF Feb 02 2015

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IMF chief Dominique Strauss-Kahn listens as he stands before judge Melissa Jackson during his arraignment in Manhattan Criminal Court in New York, May 16, 2011. REUTERS/Emmanuel Dunand/Pool
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The two faces of Strauss-Kahn

To his colleagues in global public finance, Dominique Strauss-Kahn is one of the most charismatic operators around. But there is another DSK, one whose womanizing was an open secret among colleagues and with journalists.   Full Article