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State Attorney Addresses Rumor Of "Bigger Name" In Prostitution Scandal

new england patriots owner robert kraft at a press conference

FOXBOROUGH, MA - JULY 29: New England Patriots owner Robert Kraft speaks at a press conference at Gillette Stadium July 29, 2015 in Foxborough, Massachusetts. Kraft addressed NFL Commissioner Roger Goodell's decision to uphold a four game suspension for quarterback Tom Brady for his role in using underinflated balls in the AFC Championship game in 2014. (Photo by Darren McCollester/Getty Images)

A state attorney in Florida has addressed the rumor of there being a "bigger name" in the prostitution scandal involving New England Patriots owner Robert Kraft.

Kraft, 77, is one of several men allegedly involved in the soliciting prostitution scandal at a massage parlor in Jupiter, Florida. The NFL owner is alleged to have visited the massage parlor twice and is facing misdemeanor charges for solicitation.

The scandal is much more serious than Kraft's involvement, as there is reportedly a sex trafficking ring behind the parlor.

News of the scandal broke on Friday and Kraft's name unsurprisingly made major headlines, though ESPN NFL insider Adam Schefter reported that a "bigger name" could be involved.

"I'm also told that Robert Kraft is not the biggest name involved down there in South Florida," Schefter said on ESPN.

This report has since been shot down.

The state attorney says it is a "false rumor."

The report had previously been shot down by a spokesman for the office.

“Nobody around here has any idea what [Schefter] is referring to," Mike Edmondson, a spokesman for the state attorney’s office, told Deadspin.

Kraft's court date has since been set for April 24, though he reportedly does not have to appear. He is being charged with two first-degree misdemeanors.