Brazilian Fortnite Streamer Arrested on Allegations of Raping Two Children

Brazilian Fortnite Streamer Arrested on Allegations of Raping Two Children

Police in Rio de Janeiro arrested RaulZito on July 27th after receiving tips he had coerced two underaged kids into playing games with him, only to then force himself upon them. The DCAV (Department for Child and Adolescent Victims) in Rio took Maciel into custody in Santa Catarina. 

Raulino de Oliveira Maciel, aka RaulZito has a decently large following, boasting 200 thousand Instagram followers, 144 thousand YouTube subscribers, and 117 thousand Twitch followers. 

NEW - Fortnite streamer RaulZito has been arrested over allegations that he's raped two children, ages 10-14.

— (@disclosetv) July 29, 2021

According to one of the victim's mother's RaulZito molested her son sometime between February and May of this year. While the other child, who is under 12 years old also reported being molested by Zito. 

Police believe that RaulZito found his victims through Instagram and promised them content experiences with him, ie, playing games and streaming together. 

SBT Games, RaulZito's affiliated team tweeted a message after the allegation was made public announcing, in addition to his removal from the team that they, “await the elucidation of the facts and result of the investigation.” 

Segue Nota Oficial do SBT Games sobre os acontecimentos envolvendo o streamer Raulzito:

— SBT Games (@SBT_Games) July 27, 2021

The investigation I still ongoing and police believe they have not yet found all of Zito's possible victims stating, “investigations continue to identify other victims of the perpetrator.”