Prosecutors asked a judge to dismiss all criminal charges against Dominique Strauss-Kahn, the former International Monetary Fund chief accused of sexual assaulting a hotel maid who lied to authorities about some details of her life and the case.
“The nature and number of the complainant’s falsehoods leave us unable to credit her version of events beyond a reasonable doubt whatever the truth may be about the encounter between the complainant and the defendant,” the office of Manhattan District Attorney Cyrus Vance Jr. said in a filing today. “If we do not believe her beyond a reasonable doubt, we cannot ask a jury to do so.”
Did he get away with it? Or was he innocent?