Could Andrew and Tristan Tate go to prison?
Under Romanian law, trafficking of adults carries a prison sentence of up to 10 years.
But it is understood the trial is expected to take several years.
The trial will not start immediately and under Romanian law, the case gets sent to the court’s preliminary chamber, where a judge has 60 days to inspect the case files to ensure legality.
Both Tate and his brother have denied allegations made against them.
A spokesman for the pair said: “The indictment of Andrew and Tristan Tate has been sent to the court, as per the DIICOT’s recent press release.
“While this news is undoubtedly predictable, we embrace the opportunity it presents to demonstrate their innocence and vindicate their reputation.
“Our primary focus will be to establish the truth and ensure a fair and impartial examination of the evidence the legal team will submit.
“Tate’s legal team are prepared to cooperate fully with the appropriate authorities, presenting all necessary evidence to exonerate the brothers and expose any misinterpretations or false accusations.”