Kahn pimping cases loses 5 of 6 accusers

February 16, 2015 6:12 PM

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Kahn pimping cases loses 5 of 6 accusers

LILLE, France — Five of six plaintiffs in a high-profile French prostitution trial have dropped their accusations against Dominique Strauss-Kahn, arguing that there isn’t enough proof that the former International Monetary Fund chief violated the law.

The move Monday increases the chances that Strauss-Kahn, a onetime contender for the French presidency, will be acquitted of charges of aggravated pimping. Strauss-Kahn argues that he was unaware that women involved in orgies with him were paid sex workers.

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