Strauss-Kahn Settles Civil Suit

Figure rumored to be several million dollars

By Kevin Spak,  Newser Staff

Posted Dec 10, 2012 2:12 PM CST

(Newser) – The saga of Dominique Strauss Kahn's alleged rape of housekeeper Nafissatou Diallo came to a close today, at least as far as the law is concerned, with Strauss Kahn settling a suit from Diallo for an undisclosed sum. Diallo arrived at a Bronx courthouse today wearing a leopard-print scarf, and looked composed throughout the proceedings, the AP reports. "Ms. Diallo is ready to move on," her attorney said. Strauss-Kahn, for his part, did not deign to attend. The settlement is rumored to be a multimillion dollar deal.

Nafissatou Diallo, who claims she was sexually assaulted by former International Monetary Fund leader Dominique Strauss-Kahn, arrives at a Bronx courthouse Monday, Dec. 10, 2012.
Nafissatou Diallo, who claims she was sexually assaulted by former International Monetary Fund leader Dominique Strauss-Kahn, arrives at a Bronx courthouse Monday, Dec. 10, 2012.   (AP Photo/Craig Ruttle)
Nafissatou Diallo, who claims she was sexually assaulted by former International Monetary Fund leader Dominique Strauss-Kahn, arrives at a Bronx courthouse Monday, Dec. 10, 2012.
Nafissatou Diallo, who claims she was sexually assaulted by former International Monetary Fund leader Dominique Strauss-Kahn, arrives at a Bronx courthouse Monday, Dec. 10, 2012.   (AP Photo/Craig Ruttle)
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