New York Hotel Maid Speaks Out Against IMF Chief

 The New York hotel maid who accused former IMF chief Dominique Strauss-Kahn of attempting to rape her said in an interview published on Newsweek's website on Sunday that he appeared as a ‘crazy man’ and attacked her when she entered his room. Nafissatou Diallo also gave the news magazine and ABC News permission to identify her by name. The magazine interview marks the first time the 32-year-old Guinean immigrant to the United States has publicly spoken to the media since she shocked the world with allegations that Strauss-Kahn emerged naked from the bathroom of his luxury suite on May 14 and forced her to perform oral sex.  "I want justice. I want him to go to jail," she said in excerpts from the television interview released on Sunday.  "I want him to know that there is some places you cannot use your money, you cannot use your power when you do something like this," Diallo said.
  One of Diallo's attorneys, Douglas Wigdor, told she has come forward to let the world know she is not a "shakedown artist or a prostitute." "She's being attacked  and she thought it was important to put a name and face to her account," Wigdor said.   She also plans to file a civil lawsuit soon, which means her name would become public, he added. It further reported Diallo also acknowledged "mistakes" but said that should not stop prosecutors from going forward. "I never want to be in public but I have no choice," she told, adding "Now, I have to be in public. I have to, for myself. I have to tell the truth.
  "Diallo, who Newsweek said had agreed to be photographed for next week's edition, said she saw Strauss-Kahn appear naked infront of her when she opened the door to his suite. He was like "a crazy man to me," she said. "You're beautiful," she reported Strauss-Kahn as saying, and said he attacked her despite her protestations.
  DENIES ALL CHARGES  Strauss-Kahn, 62, has repeatedly denied all the charges against him. In a statement on Sunday, his lawyers called the interview a last-ditch effort by the maid and her lawyers to extract money from the former managing director of the International Monetary Fund.
  She is "the first accuser in history to conduct a media campaign to persuade a prosecutor to pursue charges against a person from whom she wants money," lawyers Benjamin Brafman and William Taylor said.
  "Her lawyers and public relations consultants have orchestrated an unprecedented number of media events and rallies to bring pressure on the prosecutors in this case after she had to admit her extraordinary efforts to mislead them
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