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Charges against IMF ex-chief to be dropped: newspaper

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NEW YORK, July 5 (Xinhua) -- U.S. prosecutors will eventually drop the charges against former International Monetary Fund (IMF) chief Dominique Strauss-Kahn, the New York Post said Tuesday.

Quoting an unnamed top investigator in the sexual assault case, the paper said the eventual dismissal is "a certainty."

"We all know this case is not sustainable," said the source, who is at the center of the investigation and would speak only on the condition of anonymity.

"Her credibility is so bad now, we know we cannot sustain a case with her," the source said, referring to the Guinean hotel maid who accused Strauss-Kahn of trying to rape her in a luxury Manhattan