Former IMF chief Dominique Strauss-Kahn pleads not guilty
June 6th, 2011
09:26 AM ET

Former IMF chief Dominique Strauss-Kahn pleads not guilty

Former IMF chief Dominique Strauss-Kahn has pleaded not guilty to charges related to the alleged sexual assault of a housekeeper in a New York City hotel room.

Strauss-Kahn, who was considered a front-runner in France's next presidential race before his arrest, faces seven charges, including criminal sexual acts and sexual abuse.

Authorities say he sexually assaulted a housekeeping employee at New York's Sofitel hotel on May 14.

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