DSK Takes Last Bow Before IMF Staff

August 31 2011


Former IMF Head Dominique Strauss-Kahn on August 29 took a last bow, and bid farewell to the International Monetary Fund staff, in downtown Washington.

Dominique Strauss-Kahn, or DSK as he is known, was forced to resign from his post in the aftermath of a highly publicized sexual assault case in a French-owned hotel in New York. The criminal case was ultimately dismissed by the city’s District Attorney, who argued that Nafissatou Diallo, the Guinean-born Sofitel maid who had made the charges, lacked sufficient credibility.

A friend who attended the event at the IMF Headquarters said DSK was warmly welcomed. DSK spoke before a large audience at a behind-closed-doors gathering, with no media. He shook hands with many in the gathering.

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