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Strauss-Kahn scandal: private detectives to build defence case

The New York private intelligence firm that is working for Mr Strauss-Kahn's attorneys is believed to have sent investigators to Guinea, where the alleged victim was born and lived before emigrating to New York. Their mission is to unearth anything in the background of the 32-year-old chambermaid that would erode her claim to be the innocent victim of an unprovoked attack.

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