An “angel investor” for the crowdfunded anti-trafficking film Sound of Freedom was arrested for child kidnapping last month.
Newsweek has reported that Fabian Marta, a 51-year-old Missouri native, was charged with felony child kidnapping in July. Child kidnapping is considered a class A felony in Missouri, and Marta could spend 10 years to life in prison if convicted.
In since-deleted Facebook posts, Marta shared he had help fund Sound of Freedom, the box office hit movie that dramatizes the story of an anti-child sex trafficking organization.
“The Sound of Freedom movie tackles a very tough subject, and took extraordinary effort to bring it to movie theaters,” read another post. “I’m proud to have been a small part of it. If you see the movie look for ‘Fabian Marta and Family’ at the very end of the credits.”
Marta’s name does appear in the movie’s credits as one of the investors who “helped bring Sound of Freedom to theaters.”
Neither Marta nor Angel Studios, the film’s production company, have commented on the arrest at this time.