Alabama ‘TikTok Trickster’ nabbed in Kentucky, faces charges from several states
Published 9:49 pm Saturday, April 15, 2023
University of Kentucky Police arrested Brenton Fillers, 54, of Alabama, on Friday on outstanding warrants from multiple states.
Fillers is known as the “TikTok Trickster” by law enforcement agencies and media outlets for allegedly defrauding people using social media.
“Today’s arrest demonstrates the importance of collaboration in law enforcement,” said UK Police Chief Joe Monroe. “We want to extend our thanks to the Somerset Police Department and the Baldwin County (Alabama) Sheriff’s Office, who have assisted UK Police with the investigation.”
UK Police responded to a report referencing a man matching the description of Fillers, a resident of Alabama, who faces the following charges:
He may face additional charges in Kentucky.
UK Police arrested Fillers at UK Chandler Hospital. He will be transported and booked into the Fayette County Detention Center pending an extradition hearing.