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The charges against ex-International Monetary Fund head Dominique Strauss-Kahn over a hotel prostitution ring could soon be a thing of the past.
Mr. Strauss-Kahn’s political aspirations for French president crumbled in the wake of a sexual scandal that saw him accused of trying to rape a New York City hotel maid. Those charges were dropped, but he was then implicated in another scandal — that he knowingly partied with prostitutes and paid for them.
His attorneys argue he didn’t know the women at the parties — which he knew were “libertine” get-togethers — were paid prostitutes, AP reported.
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