Ex-IMF chief Strauss-Kahn free from house arrest; charges stand

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The security measures were estimated to cost him $200,000 a month, on top of the $50,000-a-month rent on the townhouse in the city’s TriBeCa neighborhood.

Under New York law, judges base bail decisions on such factors as the defendant’s character, financial resources and criminal record, as well as the strength of the case — all intended to help gauge how likely the person is to flee if released.

Strauss-Kahn is slated to return to court July 18.

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