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Andrew Tate appears for second day of questioning over phones and laptops

Andrew Tate appeared in court for the second day. Forensic searches on his laptops and phones have continued.

The 36-year-old controversial influencer is suspected to be involved in human trafficking as well as being part of an organized crime gang.

Tristan Tate, Tate’s brother and two women from Romania were also detained in the case.

Tristan Tate, a Romanian Directorate for Investigating Organised Crime and Terrorism (Diicot) told reporters that the brothers were handcuffed at the Bucharest offices. There is no evidence.

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That should be the story. Please tell that story. The evidence has been fabricated by the police. There is no evidence. There is no victim.”

Andrew Tate stated to reporters, as he left the office on Wednesday, “There is no evidence within my file because I haven’t done anything wrong.”

Ramona Bolla, spokesperson for Diicot, stated that it took time to review the “multiple” devices seized.

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Image Tate and his brother Tristan, as well as two women from Romania were detained in the same case

After Friday’s ruling, a judge granted an extension of their detention for 30 days. The brothers will remain detained until February.

A former professional kickboxer and a British-US citizen, with almost five million followers on Twitter, is believed to have been living in Romania since 2017.

For expressing hate speech and misogynistic views, he was previously banned from many social media platforms. His following on Twitter has grown to at least several hundred thousands since his arrest in December.

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Diicot announced that it had arrested six victims of human trafficking, who were subject to “acts o physical violence and mental coercion” as well as sexual exploited and abused by members of a crime gang.

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Diicot stated that the victims were lured by pretences of love, but then intimidated and kept under surveillance. They were also subject to other control tactics. Then they were coerced into pornographic acts in exchange for significant financial gains.

Romanian authorities also seized assets more than PS3m, including a blue Rolls-Royce and a Ferrari earlier in January.

Tate failed to appeal the asset seizure.

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