Seven-time AMA Superbike champion Mat Mladin has been arrested and charged with four child sex crimes in Australia. The news appeared on Road Racing World which picked up the DailyTelegraph.com, Australia's largest newspaper.
Mladin, 48, in the article written by Daniel McGookin, was accused of having sex with a child under the age of 10, two counts of intentionally committing a sexual act on a child under the age of 10, and one count of intentionally inciting a child to perform a sexual act.
Mladin was taken into custody on 13 March after an investigation and spent several days in prison. He was then released on bail of $50,000 and had to surrender his passport.