Associate of Matt Gaetz expected to plead guilty to multiple charges

Joel Greenberg, a former tax collector, is set to plead guilty to six federal crimes including sex trafficking of a minor.
1:20 | 05/16/21

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Politics now and a close associate of embattled Florida congressman Matt gates expected to plead guilty tomorrow to charters include sex trafficking. Here's ABC's White House correspondent Mary Alice parks with what it all means for the congressman. Tonight defiant congressman Matt gates potentially facing new legal challenges. Jewel Greenberg a former Florida tax collector and close associate of gift. Is set to plead guilty to six federal crimes including stalking conspiracy to bribe a public official. And sex trafficking of a minor. In new court filings Greenberg admits he paid a seventeen year old girl for sex and introduced her to other adult men who engaged in commercial sex acts. As a part of his deal Greenberg must fully cooperate with federal investigators. And Greenberg's lawyer last month suggesting his client had a story to tell I'm sure records is not doing very comfortable today. Deep is not specifically named in the latest court filings and has repeatedly denied wrongdoing even joking about the allegations at a recent rally. In some corners of the Internet. These. Lindsay of the Justice Department is already investigating gates over possible sex trafficking and here in Washington to gates is also facing a bipartisan investigation. I the house ethics committee. Lindsay Mary Alice thank you.

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