New England Patriots owner charged with solicitation of prostitution
February 22, 2019 01:55 PM
JUPITER, Fla. (NBC News) - Police in Jupiter, Florida have charged New England Patriots owner Robert Kraft with solicitation of prostitution as part of a months-long human trafficking investigation.
Kraft faces misdemeanor charges for two visits to the Orchids of Asia day spa, the last coming about a month ago.
Police say they have video evidence to support the accusations.
Kraft is considered one of most powerful owners in the NFL.
Earlier this month, he hoisted the Lombardi trophy as the Patriots won the sixth Super Bowl under his ownership.
A spokesman for Kraft said "We categorically deny that Mr. Kraft engaged in any illegal activity. Because it is a judicial matter, we will not be commenting further." Kraft is not accused of being involved with the human trafficking part of the investigation.
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Updated: February 22, 2019 01:55 PM
Created: February 22, 2019 10:19 AM
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