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Andrew Tate loses appeal against 30-day detention in Romania

Feb. 01, 2023 12:35 PM EST

BUCHAREST, Romania (AP) — A Romanian court on Wednesday upheld a second 30-day detention for the divisive influencer and former professional kickboxer Andrew Tate who is held on suspicion of organized crime and human trafficking, an official said. Tate lost his appeal against a...

Andrew Tate appears for day two of forensic device searches

Jan. 26, 2023 04:12 AM EST

BUCHAREST, Romania (AP) — Andrew Tate, the influential internet personality who is detained in Romania on suspicion of organized crime and human trafficking, appeared at prosecutors' offices on Thursday for a second day as forensic examinations continue of digital devices that have been...

Romanian prosecutors search devices in Andrew Tate case

Jan. 25, 2023 11:08 AM EST

BUCHAREST, Romania (AP) — Romanian prosecutors on Wednesday carried out forensic searches of mobile phones and laptops as they looked for further evidence in the case of social media personality Andrew Tate, who is detained in the country on suspicion of organized crime and human trafficking, an...

Romanian judge grants 30-day extension of Tate detention

Jan. 20, 2023 09:15 AM EST

BUCHAREST, Romania (AP) — A judge in Romania has granted a request to extend by another 30 days the arrest of Andrew Tate, the social media personality who was detained in the country on charges of being part of an organized crime group, human trafficking and rape, an official said Friday. ...

Editorial Roundup: Georgia

Jan. 19, 2023 18:54 PM EST

Dalton Daily Citizen. January 18, 2023. Editorial: CPR: Learn what to do Ten minutes. That’s the length of time Damar Hamlin of the Buffalo Bills lay unresponsive on the field at Cincinnati’s Paycor Stadium. Many of us watched in...

Kentucky AG promotes effort to combat human trafficking

Jan. 19, 2023 05:03 AM EST

FRANKFORT, Ky. (AP) — Kentucky Attorney General Daniel Cameron said an initiative launched by his office has the potential to become a “game changer” in fighting human trafficking. The initiative mobilizes communities and landlords to identify and shutter illicit massage...

Andrew Tate case: Romania tows luxury cars, other assets

Jan. 14, 2023 13:26 PM EST

BUCHAREST, Romania (AP) — Romanian authorities descended on a compound near Bucharest on Saturday to tow away a fleet of luxury cars and other assets worth an estimated $3.9 million in the case investigating Andrew Tate, the divisive social media personality who is detained in the country on...

Romania searches 7 homes in case of influencer Andrew Tate

Jan. 12, 2023 06:40 AM EST

BUCHAREST, Romania (AP) — Romania’s anti-organized crime agency has carried out seven additional house searches in its investigation into divisive social media influencer Andrew Tate, an official said Thursday. Ramona Bolla, spokesperson for the agency, DIICOT, said searches are...

Divisive influencer Tate loses appeal against asset seizures

Jan. 11, 2023 08:51 AM EST

BUCHAREST, Romania (AP) — A court in Romania’s capital Bucharest has rejected an appeal by the divisive social media personality Andrew Tate against asset seizures by prosecutors who are investigating him on charges of being part of an organized crime group and human trafficking, an official...

Romania seizes more cars in Tate case; court next week

Jan. 06, 2023 12:48 PM EST

BUCHAREST, Romania (AP) — Four more luxury vehicles have been seized in the investigation into Andrew Tate, a divisive social media personality who was detained in Romania last week on charges of human trafficking and rape, an official said Friday. Prosecutors investigating the...