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02:35  14 may  2019
02:35  14 may  2019 Source:   thescore.com

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Mr. Kraft ’s lawyers bombarded the court with motions, first to keep the video evidence private until the case was resolved and then to prohibit the video from being used as The judge also called the video evidence “seriously flawed.” The cameras were haphazardly installed, the judge said, and they

A Florida judge granted a motion by Robert Kraft 's defense team to suppress the use of video evidence in the solicitation of prostitution case The judge ruled Monday that prosecutors cannot use video footage from the Orchids of Asia Spa because it was obtained illegally, ESPN's Adam Schefter

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A Florida judge granted a motion by Robert Kraft's defense team to suppress the use of video evidence in the solicitation of prostitution case against the New England Patriots owner, according to Terry Spencer of the Associated Press.

The judge ruled Monday that prosecutors cannot use video footage from the Orchids of Asia Spa because it was obtained illegally, ESPN's Adam Schefter added. Authorities allege that the spa was tied to a human trafficking ring, necessitating the installation of surveillance cameras.

Judge Leonard Hanser said detectives did not do enough to protect the privacy of customers who didn't commit any crimes, according to Spencer.

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A Florida judge granted a motion by Robert Kraft 's defense team to suppress the use of video evidence in the solicitation of prostitution case The judge ruled Monday that prosecutors cannot use video footage from the Orchids of Asia Spa because it was obtained illegally, ESPN's Adam Schefter

It's videos of Kraft , who has pleaded not guilty to two misdemeanor prostitution charges, reportedly receiving sex acts at Orchids of Asia Day Spa on consecutive days in January that his attorneys are trying to get tossed from More:Martin judge throws out spa videos as evidence in sex-pay cases .

Kraft's attorneys are expected to file a motion to dismiss the case based on a lack of evidence, ESPN's T.J. Quinn reports.

Kraft was among 25 men charged in February with soliciting prostitution at the spa in Jupiter, Fla. Kraft pleaded not guilty to two misdemeanor charges and rejected a plea deal in favor of a jury trial.

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