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Strauss-Kahn paid hotel maid $1.5 million – report



Dominique Strauss-Kahn. AFP FILE PHOTO

PARIS – Disgraced former IMF chief Dominique Strauss-Kahn paid a settlement of $1.5 million (1.1 million euros) to the New York hotel maid who accused him of sexual assault, a French newspaper reported Sunday.

Citing sources close to Strauss-Kahn, Le Journal du Dimanche said Nafissatou Diallo had received the payment under a confidential deal reached to settle her civil suit against him.

The newspaper said Diallo went away with about 70 percent of the sum after paying her defence team.

A judge announced the deal last month, with reports at the time suggesting Strauss-Kahn had paid up to $5 million in the settlement.

Diallo also received a payout from the New York Post, which she had sued for reporting that she worked as a prostitute.

The incident disgraced Strauss-Kahn before a worldwide audience, forcing him to resign his IMF post and wrecking his chances of becoming French president.

He was arrested after Diallo, a Guinean immigrant, claimed he had jumped on her naked and forced her to perform oral sex in his Sofitel hotel room in New York in May 2011.

Strauss-Kahn admitted a sexual encounter took place but insisted it was consensual.

A criminal investigation into the incident collapsed after Diallo changed her version of events, prompting the prosecution to conclude there was little chance of a conviction.

Strauss-Kahn, 63, is still facing a probe in France into allegations that he was involved in procuring prostitutes, after a French court last month rejected a request for the charges to be dismissed.

The case, known as the “Carlton affair” in France, centres around allegations that business leaders and police officials in Lille operated a vice ring supplying girls for sex parties, some of which are said to have taken place at the Carlton Hotel in the northern city.


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  • JuanTamadachi

    What an expensive way to get one’s rocks off..

    • Chihuahua

      its pennies and short changes to S-K but a tidy sum for a few moments of discomfort to the former hotel maid. 

      • ed_nique

        a few moments of discomfort, but with a lifelong psychological effect to the victim.

      • Chihuahua

        it cut both ways, the maid was also eyeing for a quick buck and she managed to hit big time for a “few moments of discomfort”. Just like the subic Nicole case..where is she now…in the states!

      • ARIKUTIK

        Two ‘dati ng maluwang’ but witty ladies. To TempDap (akin to holidap) moneyed men always work. Hardened bed love knows no bound ! Mag ingat sa chicks na kikindat kindat. Mahal ang kapalit niyan. Si Nicole kunwari naglasing lasingan para maging USA citizen…… eeewwwww……

    • ARIKUTIK

      The man gets what he’s longing for … An excitement to last for a lifetime. It’s worth it. To be struct by a lightning yet survives brought the man into new plane of existence. The cleaning lady must be praising him to the bones right now. Both had gained new life, yeheyyyyyy ……..

      • JuanTamadachi

        Hello Kemo Sabay. I am glad to note the levity in your post. Maybe you are finally realizing that there is more to life than these forums. Have a great day kemo sabay.. 

  • http://pulse.yahoo.com/_L7PILUDK6IPFGJLJNCM2IROCRY Albin

    maniac kasi, yan di na pwedeng maging french president. sa pinas lang binoboto ang mga babaero.

    • $20722540

      hindi lang babaero pati kulang sa pagiisip binoboto rin

  • http://profiles.yahoo.com/u/XY4AW6ZJBAPIJ33L7KX6M3IOQI c

    yan maniac ka kasi, buti nga sa yo!!! maliit pa nga yan binayad mo kung tutuusin. pero sabagay, pati reputasyon mo, nasira rin!

  • kilabot

    perverts all. 
    and they’re running the world.

    • batangpaslit

      ‘yan ang masaklap
      kaya tingan mo ang nangyari sa mundo natin?

  • JosengSisiw1

    they should put it in Guiness World Book of Records as the most expensive oral job.

  • batangpaslit

    with $1.5 MILLION he cud have  as many as pleasure gurls at her beck and call
    kahit sa tig $500.00 lang per night, eh, ilang gabi yon kung may $1.5 MILLION sia.
    ilang $500.00 sa loob ng $1.5 MILLION DOLLARS?



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