Robert Kraft spa video leaked and up for sale, attorneys allege

New England Patriots owner Robert Kraft leaves his seat during an NBA basketball game between the Brooklyn Nets and the Miami Heat in New York

New England Patriots owner Robert Kraft leaves his seat during an NBA basketball game between the Brooklyn Nets and the Miami Heat in New York

TMZ reports that the two women who run the Orchids of Asia Day Spa in Jupiter, Fla., Hua Zhang and Lei Wang, have filed court documents seeking emergency action to prevent footage that was taken of Kraft and workers at the spa from being released. Kraft has denied the charges.

Kraft, who is charged with two misdemeanor counts of soliciting prostitution, visited the spa on January 19 and January 20 and was videotaped on both days by Jupiter police, who had secretly installed a surveillance camera while investigating what authorities had described as human trafficking in the spa.

Prosecutors have said there are no human trafficking charges filed in the Jupiter massage parlor cases. Spokesman Mike Edmondson said the release is not imminent, as the office is processing numerous public records in the case.

Kraft's attorneys responded swiftly, filing a letter to the judge to apprise him of what they described as "an extraordinary and alarming development involving what appears to be gross prosecutorial misconduct" and accused law enforcement officials of trying to circumvent the judgment of the court. A judge temporarily blocked the video's release earlier this week.

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Criminal Circuit Judge Joseph Marx issued a temporary protective order late Wednesday that will keep the video footage in the Robert Kraft sex spa case temporarily under seal.

Messages left with Jupiter police and the state attorney's office were not immediately returned Thursday night. "Sealing is the most sensible option", according to court documents.

The attorneys cited a New York Daily News story that reports an unknown person had contacted TheBlast.com with footage of Kraft naked with another person, presumably the massage therapist.

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