"NEW YORK (PIX11)—There have been a whirlwind of developments since former IMF boss Dominique-Strauss Kahn had his bail returned and house-arrest lifted on Friday. In fact, there are now so many moving pieces to puzzle that there is essentially a need for a special DSK road map to navigate through the French financier's felony sexual assault case. This is a breakdown of the latest big developments surrounding the former IMF head:
A New Victim Comes Forward In France
Le deux when it comes to alleged victims. Tristane Banon is the latest, filing a criminal complaint today against the former IMF Chief for attempted rape 8 years ago. According to Banon, she took action because she was tired of hearing that she must be lying.
Strauss To Be Cleared Of All Charges In The Near Future
There are reports that the 62-year-old may have charges against him cleared in the coming days. The case is in shambles after prosecutors admitted that the alleged victim was caught in a number of lies. They range from falsifying her U.S. asylum application to lying about what happened after the alleged attack. Prosecutors are scheduled to meet with DSK's attorneys tomorrow.
DISTRICT ATTORNEY CY VANCE UNDER PRESSURE
From the alleged rape cops who got off.. to his office getting torched in the Deutsch Fire case... to now DSK apparently close to saying "au voire"... As one defense attorney told PIX 11 news... "You file charges against the potential next President of France and you drop the ball? I'm sorry.. he'll be forced to resign."
MAYOR BLOOMBERG DEFENDS VANCE: 'HE'S MY GUY'
"He's taking on high profile cases and he's facing them and he probably made the right decisions. If the allegations are true, he had a legitimate worry about somebody fleeing this country and we'd never get back," said Mayor Bloomberg in a news conference on Tuesday.
NEW YORK POST LIBEL LAWSUIT FILED BY ACCUSER
That's right he 32-year-old maid is filing suit against The Post after calling her a hooker in Saturday's editions. The paper reported that she was making beds and sleeping in them with guests for cash. Her attorney says, "We filed the suit because rape victims should not be called prositiutes."
A new poll out in France, indicates 41% of French voters polled believe DSK still has a future as the Socialist Party candidate in 2012, even though he is facing felony charges. For DSK to make a run at knocking off President Nicolas Sarkozy, he will have to file by July 13th. Of course, a lot of that will depend on what the prosecutor's office does in the coming days." -pix11.com