If Manhattan District Attorney Cyrus Vance Jr. had decided to codename his investigation of former International Monetary Fund chief Dominique Strauss-Kahn, he might have called it “Operation Rock and a Hard Place.”
Dominique Strauss-Kahn, the former International Monetary Fund chief criminally charged with sexually assaulting a hotel housekeeper, was sued by the woman for what her lawyer called “violent and deplorable acts.”
Credit Suisse Group AG and BNP Paribas SA are at risk of being criminally charged by U.S. and state prosecutors, a person familiar with the matter said, signaling that authorities are taking a tougher approach as they seek to resolve probes of major banks.
A recorded conversation by the woman who accuses Dominique Strauss-Kahn of sexually assaulting her in a New York hotel was mischaracterized regarding her remarks about the former International Monetary Fund chief’s wealth, her lawyer said.
Dominique Strauss-Kahn , the former head of the International Monetary Fund, was released from jail on Rikers Island and taken to a downtown Manhattan residence, where he will be under 24-hour private armed guard.
Ahmed Ferhani, one of two men from Queens, New York, accused last year of plotting to attack synagogues, is considering a plea bargain after evidence came forward about an undercover agent involved in his case, his attorney said.