Robert Kraft is the owner of the New England Patriots and arguably one of the most powerful men in the NFL. Earlier today Kraft was charged with two counts of soliciting prostitution in connection to a recent bust of Florida massage parlors after an 8 month long investigation. According to law enforcement these parlors were "fronts" for human trafficking and prostitution.
In a press conference Friday morning (video below), Jupiter Police chief Daniel Kerr sai
Kraft was charged with two counts of soliciting prostitution, and that a warrant for his arrest is with the state’s attorney’s office and will be sent to Kraft’s home in Massachusetts. Authorities have video evidence of Kraft involved in sex acts in a massage parlor on two occasions.
Twenty-five people total were charged with soliciting prostitution at the Orchids of Asia spa in Jupiter. Martin County Sheriff William Snyder said about 100 men would be arrested.
When asked if he was surprised about the arrest of Kraft, Chief Kerr said, "We're as deeply stunned as anyone else."
Kraft is a friend of President Trump and frequent visitor to Mar-a-Lago, and was in the area as recently as this past weekend, attending a fundraiser
Kraft is number 79 on the Forbes 400 list of the richest Americans, with a net worth of $6.6 Billion dollars.
BREAKING: "We categorically deny that Mr. Kraft engaged in any illegal activity. Because it is a judicial matter, we will not be commenting further," a spokesperson for Patriots owner Robert Kraft tells @NBCNews. https://t.co/2lvwizwbFy— NBC News (@NBCNews) February 22, 2019
A User on twitter reminded us about a bizarre video of Kraft appearing on an audition tape from back in 2012 or so.
Let’s take this moment to remember Bob Kraft randomly appearing in this audition video with his girlfriend or whatever at the time. The world was just a much more simpler place back then. https://t.co/x35bULfLK4— Ben Koo (@bkoo) February 22, 2019