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Andrew Tate, brother arrested on sex-trafficking allegations: report

Social media influencer Andrew Tate and his brother were arrested in Romania on Thursday in connection with sex trafficking allegations, according to reports.

Andrew Tate and brother Tristan on Thursday police in tactical gear descended on their villa to detain their British brother on charges of kidnapping and rape, judicial sources tell Romania’s Libertatea. rice field.

The video shows police officers armed with battery rams and guns cleaning the dark villa before escorting Tate to his car.

According to the Daily Mail, the brothers held two young women — one with American citizenship and one with Romanian citizenship — against their will in April, where they subjected them to “physical and mental violence.” It is said that he received “coercion”.

Andrew and Tristan Tate are escorted by police officers outside the headquarters of the Organized Crime and Terrorism Investigation Service in Bucharest on December 29.
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Andrew Tate and Tristan Tate are escorted by police officers outside the headquarters of the Organized Crime and Terrorism Investigation Department (DIICOT) in Bucharest after being detained for 24 hours in Bucharest, Romania, December 29, 2022.  Inquam Photos/Octav Ganea via REUTERS ATTENTION EDITORS - This image was provided by a third party.Commercial or editorial sales are prohibited in Romania
The Tate brothers were detained for 24 hours.
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Police allege that Tates formed an organized crime group and “sexually exploited” women “by forcibly performing pornographic demonstrations for the purpose of producing and distributing pornography through social media platforms.” ing.

The brothers were questioned by police for five hours on April 11, but were released, Libertatea reported.

During the raid, officers recovered various weapons, including several guns, knuckledusters, hatchets, and swords of various lengths, in addition to piles of money.

Video of Tate being escorted Shortly after the news broke, it was shared that he got into his car and was flanked by two officers.

Tate’s arrest may have been sparked by a Twitter feud the day before with environmental activist Greta Thunberg.

A controversial influencer tagged her in a post featuring 33 cars and asked for her address.

“Yes please. Email smalld–[email protected],” Thunberg retorted.

Tate initially responded with a short, “How?!” before he corrected his reaction to a two-minute video of her making fun of her use of pronouns and calling her a “matrix slave.”

Tate asks an off-screen person to give him two boxes of pizza, but takes care not to recycle it in order to further taunt Thunberg. There was the possibility of informing the authorities that he was in Romania.