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PROSTITUTION Probe Targets DSK Rape Allegations Sergei Chuzavkov / AP Photo

Probe Targets DSK Rape Allegations

Thoroughly disgraced French politician Dominique Strauss-Kahn may have been involved in rape, said a French prosecutor who’s opening a preliminary investigation into the allegations. The prosecutor is responding to requests by judges in Lille, France, to look more closely into allegations of sexual crimes after probing a prostitution ring in the city. The allegations under investigation state that the former head of the International Monetary Fund may have engaged in rape during a sex party at a Washington, D.C., hotel during his tenure at the IMF. Sixty-three-year-old Strauss-Kahn has responded by saying that any activities he engaged in were consensual, and that he never used violence.

May 21, 2012 6:39 AM