Maia de la Baume has written a deep-dive for the New York Times into the hotel linked to Dominique Strauss Kahn's prostitution charges — and it provides some fascinating details.
The Hôtel Carlton de Lille is described as a "kitschy, faded and now infamous hotel, replete with fake flowers, colonnades and gold-plated statues, on a street lined with children’s stores, a church and a marriage counselor".
Seems the parade of Dominique Strauss-Kahn's sex scandals — see our DSK Files for a sampling — are not over yet. DSK's name has now come up in a high-profile investigation of a prostitution ring run out of the Hotel Carlton in the n... Read Post
Dominique Strauss Kahn, former IMF chief and one time French presidential hopeful, has been released after two days of questioning about a prostitution ring run from hotels in Lille, CNN reports. "He responded to all of the question... Read Post
New reports in the French media show the ongoing investigation of Dominique Strauss Kahn's link to the Carlton Lille Hotel prostitution ring is reaching a new, scandalous stage. According to Liberation, the judges are now investigat... Read Post