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Dominique Strauss-Kahn, former head of the International Monetary Fund, looks on prior to a television interview at the TV news broadcast by French TV station TF1, in Boulogne-Billancourt, outside Paris, Sunday Sept. 18, 2011. Strauss-Kahn has dismissed French writer Tristane Banon's claims that he tried to rape her during a 2003 interview as "imaginary" and insisted there was "no act of aggression, no violence." (AP Photo/Francois Guillot, pool)

Strauss-Kahn held in French prostitution probe

January 1, 1970

Former IMF chief Dominique Strauss-Kahn was questioned by police on Feb. 21 over his dealings with an alleged prostitution ring that was run from the northern French city of Lille and organized sex parties in Paris, Brussels and Washington. (Reuters)