Paul Staehle, star of the hit reality series 90 Day Fiancé, was refused his Brazilian visa because of his criminal history, which is long and has a number of serious charges. Staehle admitted on the show that he has some “skeletons in his closet” when it comes to his criminal past, but he only recently revealed what those skeletons actually were.
On tonight’s 90 Day Fiancé episode, Paul receives “disturbing news about his permanent residency in Brazil,” affecting his ability to stay in Brazil with his wife Karine Martins and son Pierre. Fans may wonder what Staehle did exactly what would affect his ability to stay in his wife’s country. Read on for more information about the Staehle criminal record below:
He Was Charged With Second Degree Arson & Insurance Fraud in 2014 Stemming from a 2007 Incident
Staehle first revealed that he spent time in prison on 90 days of fiance: before the 90 days. “About 10 years ago, I was accused of burning my property. And I was stuck for 18 months pending trial until I concluded a plea and got a probation,” he explained during the show.
Regarding that specific indictment, Starcasm reported that he was accused of arsoning in the second degree in 2007, or more specifically: “Burning personal property to cheat insurer.” He was only convicted in 2014 according to the results. The site also states that his controlled probation period as a result of the case officially ends in April 2020, leaving him with less than a year of extensive supervision.
His Ex-Girlfriend Both Took Out Restraining Orders on Him & He Violated it by Texting Her
According to Romper, Staehle also revealed that he and his ex-girlfriend had ties to each other, and that his relationship with his ex ended so badly that he put [him] in serious trouble, “he said at the time.
“About ten years ago I was accused of burning my property. And I was detained for 18 months until I reached a plea and reached a probationary period,” he admitted, continuing to explain the second indictment . “My ex-girlfriend and I both took out street bans against each other. And I finally sent her a text message, which immediately violated that order. So I sat down again.”
His Visa Was Denied Due to Charges of ‘Terrorism’ in the U.S. According to the Season Promo
In a preview of this 90 Day Fiancé: The Other Way season, which can be viewed above, Staehle’s application for a permanent residence permit is denied due to terrorism clauses resulting from an incident in the US.
“They refused your visa because of the cost of terrorism,” an immigration officer tells a completely surprised Staehle in the clip. This specific charge was not further explained in the promo, so fans will have to adjust tonight at 9 / 8c on DLC to see the latest episode of 90 Day Fiancé: The Other Way and see what his description of terrorism is all about.