(следующий акт Le ballet de la Merlaison) Our colleagues at Hotel Check-in report this morning that a prominent Egyptian banker has been arrested for the alleged sexual abuse of a housekeeper at his posh Manhattan hotel.
Egyptian banker charged with sexual assault on NYC hotel maid
The incident comes less than two weeks after the then-head of the International Monetary Fund was charged with the attempted rape of a hotel maid at a different New York City hotel.
In the latest incident, 74-year-old Egyptian banker Mahmoud Abdel-Salam Omar has been charged with "sexual abuse, unlawful imprisonment, forcible touching and harassment" of the 44-year-old housekeeper at The Pierre on Sunday, The Daily News and The New York Times report.
Police sources report that he allegedly requested room service, answered the door in his pajamas, then locked the door behind him before allegedly grabbing and groping the hotel employee