FORT LAUDERDALE, Fla. — A federal choose in Florida has requested the destruction of video clip that allegedly exhibits New England Patriots proprietor Robert Kraft spending for therapeutic massage parlor sexual intercourse, according to court docket paperwork.
US District Judge Rodolfo A. Ruiz II on Friday dominated that the videos of Kraft and other prospects must be wiped from existence, due to the fact the Jupiter law enforcement surveillance was deemed illegal, the South Florida Sunlight Sentinel reported. Kraft’s lawyers experienced argued that the billionaire feared the tapes of him in the nude would be publicized on the online.
A misdemeanor solicitation cost versus Kraft was dropped in September immediately after an appeals court docket ruled that video evidence could not be utilised in the scenario.
Kraft, 79, and other people ended up billed in February 2019 in a multicounty investigation of massage parlors that incorporated the secret set up of online video cameras in the spas’ lobbies and rooms. Law enforcement say the recordings display Kraft and other men partaking in sexual intercourse acts with ladies and paying them.
Police say they recorded Kraft, a widower, paying out for sexual intercourse acts at the Orchids of Asia spa on consecutive times in January 2019. Kraft pleaded not responsible but issued a general public apology for his steps.