Tate, a former kickboxer, was known for creating "Hustler's University," a platform that offered content on how to trade cryptocurrencies.
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Andrew Tate is appearing in court today to challenge his 30-day detention following an arrest on suspicion of human trafficking.
The controversial internet personality, along with his brother Tristan and two women, were arrested in Romania late last month pending a criminal investigation.
Reports suggest Tate's lawyer will argue that their detention is unlawful — and claim that there is no substantial evidence against his client.
Tate, a former kickboxer, was known for creating "Hustler's University," a platform that offered content on how to trade cryptocurrencies. Some critics have accused the site of being a scam and a pyramid scheme.
He was also booted off a number of social media platforms, including TikTok and YouTube, after misogynistic clips spread like wildfire.
A ban on Twitter was lifted when Elon Musk took over — and Tate is now using this account to protest his innocence, claiming: "The Matrix has attacked me."
His arrest came days after he was embroiled in a row with the climate activist Greta Thunberg. Tate boasted about his car collection and asked for an email address so he could share details about their "enormous emissions."
She shot back by saying her email address was "firstname.lastname@example.org" — prompting Tate to issue a response video where he smoked a cigar in front of empty pizza boxes.
It was later claimed that the addresses on these pizza boxes led Romanian detectives to his location, but local law enforcement agencies have denied this was the case.
A number of crypto personalities have leapt to Tate's defense despite the ongoing criminal proceedings.