Prof. Bennett Gershman in HuffPost: “DSK: What’s Wrong With ‘Nafi’ Diallo Wanting Money From Him”

Prof. Bennett Gershman and co-author Joel Cohen, in their latest blog on the Huffington Post, ask the question: “What’s wrong with Dominique Strauss-Kahn’s alleged victim wanting money from him?

They write that Nafissatou (“Nafi”) Diallo, who has come forward publicly as the woman who accused Strauss-Kahn of sexual assault, told a friend the day after the alleged attack that Strauss-Kahn is a wealthy man and perhaps she could “profit financially from the encounter.” The friend is an inmate in an immigration prison, and the conversation was recorded by prison officials.

“Unless a victim of a vicious and inhumane crime is independently wealthy, or wants only vengeance and significant punishment for her abuser, what law-abiding crime victim would not want to be compensated, and compensated heavily for such a brutal and humiliating attack?” they write.

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