BUCHAREST – Divisive internet personality Andrew Tate. His brother and two other suspects will remain in custody until February 27. A Romanian court said Thursday extending their detention.
Tate and his co-accused were arrested. By Romanian organized crime prosecutors on December 29. On charges of forming a criminal group to exploit six women. A court ruled on January 10 that the suspects must remain in Romanian police custody for the full 30 days.
A lawyer for Tate could not immediately be reached for comment. Tate and his co-suspects have before denied any wrongdoing.
Romanian authorities said they seized 18 million lei ($3.96 million) worth of goods. And money as part of the investigation.
Tate, a former contestant on UK reality show ‘Big Brother’. Gained notoriety for lewd comments and hate speech.
Her comments got her banned from all major social media platforms. Although her Twitter account was reactivated in November. After Elon Musk acquired the platform.
Tate, who holds US and British citizenship, says women are partly to blame for rape and that they include men.