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Fri Feb 22, 2019, 12:58 PM

NE Patriots owner Robert Kraft charged as a "john" in human trafficking/prostitution investigation


New England Patriots owner Robert Kraft charged as a “john” in human trafficking/prostitution investigation
Posted: 11:46 AM, Feb 22, 2019
Updated: 2 minutes ago
By: WPTV Webteam


JUPITER, Fla. — In his Tuesday news conference about a major human trafficking investigation , Martin County Sheriff William Snyder said about 100 men would be arrested.

When asked about prominent people or celebrities, Snyder said, “There will be a newsmaker in this one.”

That newsmaker is Robert Kraft, billionaire businessman and owner of the Super Bowl champion New England Patriots.

On Friday, Jupiter Police Chief Daniel Kerr confirmed to WPTV that Kraft is one of the men being charged with soliciting another to commit prostitution. He confirmed that there is video evidence of all of the men being charged.

When asked if he was surprised about the arrest of Kraft, Chief Kerr said, "We're as deeply stunned as anyone else."


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https://www.wptv.com/news/region-n-palm-beach-county/jupiter/new-england-patriots-owner-robert-kraft-charged-as-a-john-in-human-trafficking-prostitution-investigation?fbclid=IwAR1xyHoeL4B1mFUCl_h0oqzYigABuzDJnpEbiPVnI89JZ3l2QvF7qPsHdc8

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Reply NE Patriots owner Robert Kraft charged as a "john" in human trafficking/prostitution investigation (Original post)
babylonsister Feb 2019 OP
OnDoutside Feb 2019 #1
Lochloosa Feb 2019 #4
empedocles Feb 2019 #18
watoos Feb 2019 #2
WhiskeyGrinder Feb 2019 #3
mr_lebowski Feb 2019 #5
Botany Feb 2019 #6
babylonsister Feb 2019 #9
customerserviceguy Feb 2019 #26
USALiberal Feb 2019 #15
gldstwmn Feb 2019 #32
SunSeeker Feb 2019 #33
JI7 Feb 2019 #45
CatWoman Feb 2019 #7
smirkymonkey Feb 2019 #41
malaise Feb 2019 #8
USALiberal Feb 2019 #17
old guy Feb 2019 #24
fleur-de-lisa Feb 2019 #10
MoonRiver Feb 2019 #11
DemocratSinceBirth Feb 2019 #12
Quackers Feb 2019 #22
Ilsa Feb 2019 #34
USALiberal Feb 2019 #13
Docreed2003 Feb 2019 #19
ismnotwasm Feb 2019 #14
smirkymonkey Feb 2019 #23
unblock Feb 2019 #16
ChubbyStar Feb 2019 #27
RockRaven Feb 2019 #20
Wednesdays Feb 2019 #21
rusty fender Feb 2019 #25
FakeNoose Feb 2019 #31
theboss Feb 2019 #36
DirtEdonE Feb 2019 #28
Ilsa Feb 2019 #35
TNNurse Feb 2019 #29
gldstwmn Feb 2019 #30
Totally Tunsie Feb 2019 #37
gldstwmn Feb 2019 #38
Totally Tunsie Feb 2019 #39
gldstwmn Feb 2019 #40
Totally Tunsie Feb 2019 #42
gldstwmn Feb 2019 #43
Totally Tunsie Feb 2019 #44

Response to babylonsister (Original post)

Fri Feb 22, 2019, 12:58 PM

1. Sweet !

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Response to OnDoutside (Reply #1)

Fri Feb 22, 2019, 01:00 PM

4. Cheaters will cheat

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Response to Lochloosa (Reply #4)

Fri Feb 22, 2019, 01:16 PM

18. Bit O' Karma?

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Response to babylonsister (Original post)

Fri Feb 22, 2019, 01:00 PM

2. Hope he still gets to go to the White House

 

to get his cold cheeseberder.

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Response to babylonsister (Original post)

Fri Feb 22, 2019, 01:00 PM

3. "We're as deeply stunned as anyone else."

Why?

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Response to babylonsister (Original post)

Fri Feb 22, 2019, 01:02 PM

5. Huh ... another of Trump's good buddies, involved in Sex Trafficking ... I'm SHOCKED I tell you ...

I rather doubt anybody is gonna go and arrest Robert Kraft though.

Further, the likelihood that dude was intimately involved in the operations as opposed to just being a 'paying customer' without knowing the details of how the ladies were 'come by' ... I would consider very low.

But I've guessed wrong before lol ...

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Response to babylonsister (Original post)

Fri Feb 22, 2019, 01:03 PM

6. No fan of Kraft but his wife did die a little bit ago

n/t

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Response to Botany (Reply #6)

Fri Feb 22, 2019, 01:05 PM

9. 2011. From the article:

Kraft has dated actress Ricki Noel Lander, who is 39 years his junior, since 2012. He was previously married to Myra Hiatt from 1963 until her death in 2011.

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Response to babylonsister (Reply #9)

Fri Feb 22, 2019, 02:24 PM

26. Saw the picture of the two of them in the article

She looks young enough to be his granddaughter. Now, that's the disturbing part of this story.

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Response to Botany (Reply #6)

Fri Feb 22, 2019, 01:10 PM

15. Why the fuck does that matter? Nt

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Response to USALiberal (Reply #15)

Fri Feb 22, 2019, 03:53 PM

32. Exactly. Like he's lonely. n/t

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Response to USALiberal (Reply #15)

Fri Feb 22, 2019, 04:04 PM

33. +1

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Response to Botany (Reply #6)

Fri Feb 22, 2019, 10:30 PM

45. wtf does that matter

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Response to babylonsister (Original post)

Fri Feb 22, 2019, 01:03 PM

7. basic rule of thumb here

if they are friends with Trump, they are complete scumbags

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Response to CatWoman (Reply #7)

Fri Feb 22, 2019, 09:19 PM

41. Pretty much.

I think you can pretty much bet on the fact that there are no exceptions. Any decent person couldn't stand to be in the same room with him.

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Response to babylonsister (Original post)

Fri Feb 22, 2019, 01:04 PM

8. DEfuckingLISH

but did he kneel?

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Response to malaise (Reply #8)

Fri Feb 22, 2019, 01:10 PM

17. Good one!!! Nt

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Response to malaise (Reply #8)

Fri Feb 22, 2019, 01:30 PM

24. You're so bad!

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Response to babylonsister (Original post)

Fri Feb 22, 2019, 01:05 PM

10. Oh my!

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Response to babylonsister (Original post)

Fri Feb 22, 2019, 01:06 PM

11. MSNBC just showed a pic of him at a Chumpy dinner.

Diners included Kraft, Chumpy, Melania, Abe, and, I think, the Chinese president and wife. Clearly Kraft has deep ties with Stupid.

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Response to babylonsister (Original post)

Fri Feb 22, 2019, 01:07 PM

12. This story

This story won't have a happy ending.

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Response to DemocratSinceBirth (Reply #12)

Fri Feb 22, 2019, 01:17 PM

22. Deflategate part 2?

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Response to Quackers (Reply #22)

Fri Feb 22, 2019, 05:18 PM

34. Yeah, he was visiting sex slaves to deflate his

Viagra-induced erection.

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Response to babylonsister (Original post)

Fri Feb 22, 2019, 01:08 PM

13. Waiting for Pats fans to respond! Nt

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Response to USALiberal (Reply #13)

Fri Feb 22, 2019, 01:16 PM

19. Good I'm glad he was busted

And I'm still happy the Pats beat the Rams!

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Response to babylonsister (Original post)

Fri Feb 22, 2019, 01:09 PM

14. Human trafficking

Jesus those disgusting assholes.

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Response to ismnotwasm (Reply #14)

Fri Feb 22, 2019, 01:24 PM

23. That is the really disgusting part.

I am sure these assholes knew what was going on and still chose to take advantage of these women anyway.

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Response to babylonsister (Original post)

Fri Feb 22, 2019, 01:10 PM

16. finally trying to do something about those saggy balls....

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Response to unblock (Reply #16)

Fri Feb 22, 2019, 02:28 PM

27. I just spit out my covfefe

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Response to babylonsister (Original post)

Fri Feb 22, 2019, 01:17 PM

20. The NFL forced (figuratively) Jerry Richardson to sell his team for sexual harassment/bigotry...

and rightly so, imo. But... Is soliciting prostitution in a human trafficking situation less bad than that in the NFL's opinion?

Or are they just extraordinary hypocrites? (*cough* yes *cough*)

Or will they force Kraft out too? (*cough* no *cough*)

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Response to babylonsister (Original post)

Fri Feb 22, 2019, 01:17 PM

21. Kraft will walk while the others will get hard time.

You heard it here first.

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Response to Wednesdays (Reply #21)

Fri Feb 22, 2019, 02:16 PM

25. Yes, he won't spend a second in jail

and at the end of the day he will still be a billionaire.

We may love his embarrassment, but it amounts to nothing.

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Response to Wednesdays (Reply #21)

Fri Feb 22, 2019, 03:52 PM

31. He's a billionaire, he can afford the lawyers' fees

This sting was going on for 8 or 9 months, they've arrested lots of men already. They'll let Kraft go for sure.
It seems the employees of the day spas were mostly Asian immigrants, I guess that's why they called it "trafficking."
Maybe some of the women were brought in against their will. (?)
I hope the police can determine whether these women were in danger.



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Response to Wednesdays (Reply #21)

Fri Feb 22, 2019, 05:22 PM

36. Well, it's likely a misdemeanor

 

Unless he's, like, actually hiding the winning in shipping containers coming in from China.

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Response to babylonsister (Original post)

Fri Feb 22, 2019, 03:22 PM

28. "He confirmed that there is video evidence of all of the men being charged."

 

Oh man, this is classic!

In my WORST trump impression:

"russia, if you're listening, I hope you can find all the videos of these human traffickers fucking and post them on the internet."

"Myself included."

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Response to DirtEdonE (Reply #28)

Fri Feb 22, 2019, 05:21 PM

35. That would be something to download and keep

to prove to your grandkids that IQ45 wasn't framed, it was real.

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Response to babylonsister (Original post)

Fri Feb 22, 2019, 03:34 PM

29. With all his money,

he went to a cheap place that trafficks minors and immigrants???

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Response to babylonsister (Original post)

Fri Feb 22, 2019, 03:49 PM

30. "Police said Kraft was driven to a spa by a chauffeur. An hour-long visit costs $79, police said."

Precious.
https://www.cbsnews.com/news/robert-kraft-patriots-owner-being-charged-with-the-solicitation-of-a-prostitute-police-said-in-police-news-conference-today-live-updates-2019-02-22/
They're really playing up the angle that his wife died. What they're not saying is that he's in a relationship with an actress who's 40 years younger than him and they have a kid together.

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Response to gldstwmn (Reply #30)

Fri Feb 22, 2019, 06:05 PM

37. That child may not be his.

He's helping her with support, as he does in many ways. There's no proof he's fathered her child.

https://pagesix.com/2018/02/28/robert-krafts-much-younger-girlfriend-secretly-had-a-baby/

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Response to Totally Tunsie (Reply #37)

Fri Feb 22, 2019, 07:54 PM

38. So I've read. That situation seems shady. n/t

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Response to gldstwmn (Reply #38)

Fri Feb 22, 2019, 08:48 PM

39. Why? What works for some couples doesn't necessrily work for others.

I've read in the past that she wanted a child. Perhaps RK didn't want to be legally responsible (inheritance, and all that), but doesn't object to supporting her dream. He IS a very generous man.

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Response to Totally Tunsie (Reply #39)

Fri Feb 22, 2019, 09:17 PM

40. They were together before, during and after her pregnancy.

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It was posited that the reason they deny he's the father and deny being married is to skirt legal issues from his adult children. Or it could be that they aren't married and he's not the father. I don't care either way. With regards to generosity he benefits from his charitable endeavors including his foundation or foundations.
If you want to believe he's a great guy who made a mistake due to the extreme grief and loneliness in the aftermath of his wife's death that's up to you. I think he's a pig whose been at this a long time including during his marriage who got caught.

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Response to gldstwmn (Reply #40)

Fri Feb 22, 2019, 09:44 PM

42. I'm going to presume you're not from New England.

RK's total devotion to his wife, Myra, was epic. I know this from a personal connection to the Kraft family. My former boss of 18 years is very close friends with RK and is often photographed with him, including photos of both of them with Dirty Donnie. RK was a frequent visitor/caller to our office, so I'm quite familiar with him. I've also been closely involved with Boston-area charities where he is a prominent contributor, with both time, presence, and funding.

Am I happy with RK's connection to tRump? Not in the least. But I know there is more to the man outside of his acquaintances.

You're entitled to your opinion, but mine comes from personal knowledge. This might not be his shining moment, but "let the innocent among us cast the first stone".

Have a nice evening.

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Response to Totally Tunsie (Reply #42)

Fri Feb 22, 2019, 09:57 PM

43. I'm from the state whose state flag is your avatar.

It says "hope" underneath that anchor. I was born and raised there. I live in Colorado now. I have also met Mr. Kraft numerous times over a three or four year period roughly 20 years ago. I also met Myra and their children. I'm glad that you had a good experience with him. I didn't have occasion to see him in such a flattering light. The truth is probably somewhere in the middle. I'll stand by my assessment. You have a nice evening too. I'm watching the prettiest snowstorm right now.

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Response to gldstwmn (Reply #43)

Fri Feb 22, 2019, 10:18 PM

44. Probably the only thing prettier than a New England snowfall

is a Colorado one. Enjoy!

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