Former IMF chief charged with "aggravated pimping". (Never heard of that charge before. lol)Submitted by go213mph on Fri, 07/26/2013 - 14:33
Dominique Strauss-Kahn to stand trial for pimping, French prosecutors say Former IMF chief charged with aggravated pimping in connection with alleged prostitution ring at Carlton hotel in Lille.
Dominique Strauss-Kahn, the former head of the International Monetary Fund, is to go on trial on charges of pimping in connection with an alleged prostitution ring at a luxury hotel in the northern French city of Lille
Magistrates in France decided on Fridayto press ahead with charging the former Socialist minister in spite of calls by the state prosecutor for the case to be dropped.
Strauss-Kahn, 64, a former French presidential candidate, has admitted attending the "libertine" parties and having sex with a number of women. However, he has always insisted he did not know that some of them were prostitutes.