Controversial and provocative influencer Andrew Tate and his brother have been arrested in Romania on human sex-trafficking allegations, TMZ reports.
The publication Libertatea reports the two have been brought in on kidnapping and rape charges though the specifics of the allegations are not yet known. A video circulating on social media from a Romanian news outlet shows both Andrew Tate and his brother being led out of a building in handcuffs by police and into a waiting vehicle.
Andrew Tate became the a huge focus on Twitter earlier this week after he tweeted at environmental activist Greta Thunberg, mocking her efforts by listing off his collection of cars.
Thunberg responded with a burn of her own, writing, “yes, please do enlighten me. email me at firstname.lastname@example.org” and Twitter went wild.
What’s more Tate then created a video response to Thunberg’s tweet which featured pizza boxes from Jerry’s Pizza, a company with locations in Romania, there’s speculations the pizza boxes helped Romanian authorities track Tate down.
The Daily Mirror says a spokesperson for Tate stated, “We cannot provide any details at the moment regarding alleged reports that they have been detained; however, Andrew and Tristan Tate have the utmost respect for the Romanian authorities and will always assist and help in any way they can.”
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Sealey remained with the company until 1993, when he left to pursue alternative career paths as a global speaker, a consultant and an expert witness. He also went on to advise other businesses like Sony Corporation and the United Parcel Service.
Simultaneously, Sealey shared his knowledge in a university setting as a professor at Stanford University and the University of California at Berkeley. He also returned to teach at the Drucker School of Management at Claremont Graduate University, where he formerly received his PhD in information technology.
Outside of the classroom, Sealey’s philanthropic efforts include donations to Palm Spring’s Eisenhower Hospital and the International Program on Negotation at the Harvard-affiliated McLean Hospital. He also endowed the Peter S. Sealey Marketing Professorship at the University of Florida, where he received his undergraduate degree, as well as the Peter and Elizabeth Sealey Adoption Center at the Palm Springs Animal Shelter.
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