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Tarek Mentouri biography: 13 things about ex-massage therapist from Nashville, Tennessee

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Tarek Mentouri is a former massage therapist from Nashville, Tennessee, United States. Here are 13 more things about him:

Tarek Mentouri (©Metro Nashville Police Department)
Tarek Mentouri (©Metro Nashville Police Department)
  1. He has Aspergers, according to his then attorney Chase Rudd. (a)
  2. In 2013, he appeared on “Judge Mathis” suing a girl who did not pay him for foot massages. (b) (c)
  3. He appeared on “Catfish” Season 4 episode 2, which aired on MTV on March 4, 2015. In this episode, he introduced himself as Isaak and confessed to catfishing a woman from Georgia, USA named Courtney. The episode featured Miss Teen USA 2013 Cassidy Wolf alongside host Nev Schulman. (b) (c) (d)
  4. On September 13, 2017, a woman filed a complaint against him accusing him of provocative sexual assault. (d)
  5. In August 2020, the Tennessee Massage Licensing Board revoked his license as a massage therapist after multiple allegations of sexual misconduct with clients during appointments. He allegedly continued booking massages after this. (e) (f)
  6. In October 2020, he appeared on “Dr. Phil.” (g)
  7. On April 13, 2021, the Metro Nashville Police Department (MNPD) conducted an undercover deal with him for a massage at his Nashville residence. MNPD officers arrested him before the massage after he was paid. He was charged with impersonation of a licensed professional. In the evening, was released from jail on a bond. After his release, he allegedly posted a Craigslist ad asking for help  running his Airbnb and caring for his mother who is fighting cancer. (f)
  8. On April 30, 2021, a woman allegedly arrived for a job interview at his Nashville residence to be his personal assistant. Instead of an interview, he allegedly asked if he could massage her feet then masturbated. (a)
  9. On May 13, 2021, MNPD officers arrested him again. A grand jury indicted him on charges of alleged sexual battery, assault, harassment, rape and kidnapping involving nine female victims. He was booked into the Davidson County jail on a $500,000 bond. (e)
  10. On May 19, 2021, he appeared on a charge of impersonating a licensed massage therapist. At the time, 18 women accused him of sexually touching himself or them during massages or job interviews. (f)
  11. He was 33 years old when he was arrested on May 13, 2021. (e)
  12. On June 2, 2021, he appeared in court and pleaded not guilty to rape, kidnapping, two counts of harassment, five counts of assault (offensive contact) and eight counts of sexual battery. (h)
  13. On June 23, 2021, the woman who allegedly arrived for a job interview at his Nashville residence on April 13, 2021 testified in court, making her the 19th woman to accuse him of a sex crime. On the same day, Rudd argued his bond should be reduced in order for him to receive better mental health treatment. (a)

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