Andrew Tate, a divisive social media personality charged with human trafficking and rape in Romania, has allegedly targeted and harassed his accusers to silence them, according to their legal adviser. The charges against Tate and his brother Tristan include sexually exploiting women through coercion and violence. The brothers deny the charges and claim they are victims of a conspiracy. The accusers have faced online attacks and threats from a "troll army" allegedly incited by Tate's social media posts. Private investigators have also pursued the accusers, invading their privacy.
Andrew Tate, a social media personality charged with human trafficking and rape in Romania, allegedly harassed his accusers to silence them. The charges involve exploiting women through coercion and violence. The brothers deny the charges, claiming conspiracy. Accusers faced online attacks from a "troll army" incited by Tate's posts. Private investigators invaded their privacy.
A spokesperson for the Tate brothers denied encouraging harassment against the alleged victims and stated that they are cooperating with Romanian authorities. The accusers have reportedly faced offline harassment as well, including visits from private investigators and questioning by a social media personality sympathetic to Tate. The women have received rape and death threats online, causing them distress and isolation. The Tate brothers deny directing their followers to harass their critics and accusers. The legal adviser has called out the attacks publicly and urged social media companies to remove abusive content.