Patriots owner Robert Kraft charged with solicting prostitution


Kraft's alleged involvement was discovered as part of a larger human trafficking investigation.

Asked if he was surprised about the arrest of Kraft, Chief Kerr said, "We're as deeply stunned as anyone else". Police say there is video evidence against Kraft, which could spell trouble for him in a criminal case.

Robert Kraft, owner of the Super Bowl winning New England Patriots and one of the most visible owners in the National Football League, was arrested this week in Jupiter, Florida., as part of a sweeping sex trafficking sting that netted hundreds of people in several Florida counties.

Kraft lives in MA and has a home in the Palm Beach area.

According to WPTV in Florida, multiple police departments participated in a coordinated prostitution sting investigating a number of massage parlors.

Robert Kraft is one of the most influential owners in the NFL.

About a year after her passing, Kraft was linked to Ricki Noel Lander.

Robert Kraft, owner of the New England Patriots, will be charged in a prostitution bust in Jupiter, Florida.

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Last month, President Donald Trump proclaimed January as a month to abolish human trafficking around the world.

The prime minister of Israel was to have presented the prize to Kraft at an award ceremony in Jerusalem in June, two months after the elections on April 9.

Kraft was visiting the "Orchids of Asia Day Spa" which could not sound more like a brothel if it were named "Jackoff Junction" when he allegedly requested more than another hot towel.

Kraft, 77, has owned the Patriots for 25 years.

Kraft lost his wife Myra - to whom he'd been married since 1963 - in 2011.

Through a spokesperson, Kraft has denied the allegations: 'We categorically deny that Mr. Kraft engaged in any illegal activity.

Vero Beach police Chief David Currey, whose agency has been involved in the sex-trafficking investigation, told reporters earlier this week that the prostitutes are victims who have been trapped into the trade.

He could face discipline under the NFL's personal conduct policy, which applies to all individuals associated with the league. Police noted that the average fees for sexual services ranged between $59 for a half-hour to $79 for a full hour. However, they did communicate that officials are in possession of video showing Kraft being driven to the site.