Prosecutors planned to release the Robert Kraft massage parlor surveillance videos. A judge temporarily stopped that from happening.

Business Insider | 2/3/2019 | Nicole Einbinder, INSIDER
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A judge temporarily halted the release of the police surveillance videos of Robert Kraft in a Florida massage parlor, after prosecutors said that they planned to release that footage.

Kraft was charged in February with soliciting prostitution as part of a larger sex trafficking ring spanning at least 10 spa and massage parlors across the state. He pleaded not guilty, opting to take the case to court.

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On Wednesday, Kraft's attorneys also filed an emergency motion to block the footage from coming out, arguing that the prosecutors' plan to release the videos was "gross prosecutorial misconduct."

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News spread fast on Wednesday that the police surveillance videos of New England Patriot owner Robert Kraft in a Florida massage parlor was going to be released to the public, according to prosecutors in court documents.

Hours later, however, Florida Circuit Court Judge Joseph Marx stopped that from happening, at least temporarily — saying in an emergency hearing on a conference call that "I don't want this released until I've ruled," according to ABC News. Kraft's attorneys had also filed an emergency motion on Wednesday to block the footage from coming out.

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Kraft was charged in February with soliciting prostitution as part of a larger sex trafficking ring spanning at least 10 spa and massage parlors across the state. He plead not guilty in March to those two misdemeanor charges, opting to take the case to court.

The Palm Beach County State Attorney's Office filed a notice on Wednesday that it planned to release the videos, which showed Kraft and 24 other men, because of state law that requires prosecutors to provide...
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