Former kickboxer and online influencer Andrew Tate He was arrested in Romania in connection with a human trafficking case. Reuters reported Friday.
Tate will be held in custody for 24 hours along with his brother Tristan and two suspects from Romania. A Romanian-organized-crime unit raided Tate’s properties and found six women allegedly sexually exploited by the suspects.
“The four suspects … appear to have formed an organized crime group with the aim of recruiting, housing and exploiting women and forcing them to view pornographic content on specialized websites,” prosecutors said.
A Press release Romania’s Directorate for the Investigation of Organized Crime and Terrorism (DIICOT), dated December 29, says five house search warrants were executed in a case investigating “the creation of an organized criminal group, human trafficking and rape crimes.” The press release did not list any names but referred to four suspects, two of whom were British citizens and the other two Romanian citizens.
Who is Andrew Tate? Why is the controversial figure taking over TikTok?
With millions of social media followers, Tate is a household name Misogynistic commentsHe was banned from major social media platforms including Instagram and Twitter Network light (Some restrictions came later lift up) makes money selling an online course called “Hustler’s University 2.0” and runs an adult webcam business called “myfreecams”. Tate’s MyFreeGames business, originally operated from the UK, resulted in a raid by UK authorities after one of the women working on the site alleged that Tate had assaulted her. On YouTube Video Tate, dated May 2021, said she traveled to Romania, where laws are less strict.
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Tate made headlines a few days ago in an online spat with activist Greta Thunberg, in which he boasted of his several expensive cars with “huge emissions”.
Ironically, Roman The police may be aware of Tate’s whereabouts From a video he posted responding to Thunberg, the pizza boxes seen in the video appear to have come from a Romanian pizza place. Thunberg used the reports to launch one last humiliating comeback at the Tate, Tweeting “This is what happens when you don’t recycle your pizza boxes.”
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