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Robert Kraft Releases Statement After Being Charged In Prostitution Ring

Robert Kraft smiles at the Super Bowl.

ATLANTA, GA - FEBRUARY 03: CEO of the New England Patriots Robert Kraft attends the Super Bowl LIII Pregame at Mercedes-Benz Stadium on February 3, 2019 in Atlanta, Georgia. (Photo by Kevin Winter/Getty Images)

On Friday morning, New England Patriots owner Robert Kraft was charged in a prostitution ring in Jupiter, Florida. According to the police report, Kraft was one of dozens of men who allegedly engaged in sexual activity at a massage parlor.

According to a statement released by police, they set up a sting operation over a period of several months. Video cameras allegedly captured the Patriots owner engaging in sexual acts within the massage parlor on multiple occasions.

However, according to a statement released by a spokesperson for Kraft, he's denying the allegations. "We categorically deny that Mr. Kraft engaged in any illegal activity. Because it is a judicial matter, we will not be commenting further," Kraft's camp said in a statement.

Here's more from CNN reporter Jill Martin.

Police issued a warrant for Kraft's arrest and he's reportedly facing charges of soliciting prostitution in the state of Florida.

In the wake of the report, potential punishment remains unknown, but Kraft could face a second degree misdemeanor charge. A second degree misdemeanor is punishable by up to six months of probation, 60 days in jail and a fine.

Kraft's statement directly contradicts the statement from police saying they have him on camera. Stay tuned for additional details.