Is it truly and finally happening? Are the silenced and the fearful finally finding their voice? They should be fed up with this sort of treatment. Oh, I hope so. Maids and service personnel are NOT sex objects!!!!

Egyptian exec accused in attack on NY hotel maid

"A former chairman of one of Egypt's major banks was arrested Monday on charges of sexually abusing a maid at a Manhattan hotel, just weeks after the arrest of former International Monetary Fund chief Dominique Strauss-Kahn on similar allegations..."


"...Mahmoud Abdel Salam Omar is accused of sexually abusing the maid at The Pierre, a luxury hotel near Central Park and Fifth Avenue on the Upper East Side, police said. The maid was called to Omar's room Sunday night to drop off tissues, police said. But once inside the 74-year-old's room, police said Omar would not let her leave and touched her inappropriately...."


"...a spokesman for the New York City Police Department, said detectives found the complainant to be credible. There was no immediate information on whether Omar had an attorney. He was being held Monday night at a police precinct...."


"...Omar is the former chairman of Egypt's Bank of Alexandria, but is currently an executive with El-Mex Salines Co..."

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