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


Tarek Mentouri is a former massage therapist originally 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 former 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)(f)
  9. He was 33 years old when MNPD officers arrested him again on May 13, 2021. 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. 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. (e)(f)
  10. 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)
  11. 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. The court allowed him to move from Nashville to Duluth, Georgia to care for his sick mother while he is awaiting trial and prohibited him from giving massages. A Duluth woman reported to police that he sent her a message via Next Door in December 2021 saying “Do you like massages?” and “I still want to give you neck and foot massage.”  (a)(i)
  12. In December 2021, Duluth Police Department officers went to his Duluth address after receiving a text message saying “help” from his cellphone. He told the officers, “Maybe I texted by mistake. What was the number? I know I don’t need anything but I might’ve texted.” (i)
  13. On January 14, 2022, prosecutors argued that he should lose all internet access because of his behavior towards a Duluth woman in December 2021 but Judge Jennifer Smith ruled he had not violated the terms of his bond despite her own concerns about his actions. (j)


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  1. He is now trying to scam loan companies for fake TLPA violations, on loans he doesn’t even have, for money – I assume to pay all of these legal fees.


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