Manhattan DA Cy Vance Discusses DSK Case

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District Attorney Cy Vance is discussing the latest developments in the maid case.Earlier today, the maid’s attorney, Kenneth Thompson, accused Cy Vance and the D.A office of being too scared to prosecute this case.

Thompson had said that due to recent high-profile losses in the D.A office — in the Deutsche Bank firefighter case and the rape case against two NYPD officers — prosecutors are backing off the Strauss-Kahn charges out of fear.

VANCE: After the indictment in the case was filed, we investigated the case rigorously, as we are obligated to do. That investigation raised concerns.

Today’s proceedings did not dismiss the charges. Our prosecutors will continue to investigate.

The vindication of the rights of sex-crime victims is among the highest priorities of this office.

We believe we have done nothing but to support her…

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