Feb 22, 2019

Patriots owner Robert Kraft charged with soliciting prostitution

Robert Kraft

Robert Kraft. Photo: Kevin Winter/Getty Images

Billionaire Robert Kraft, the owner of the New England Patriots and a friend of President Trump, has been charged with soliciting prostitution in Jupiter, Florida, according to multiple media reports.

Details: "The NFL owner was charged with paying for sexual services at Orchids of Asia Day Spa in Jupiter. ... A detective said the acts were captured on surveillance video," TCPalm reported. This is in connection with a string of spas shut down in suspicion of international human trafficking, police said Friday.

  • A spokesperson for Kraft said in a statement: "We categorically deny that Mr. Kraft engaged in any illegal activity. Because it is a judicial matter, we will not be commenting further."
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