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Matt Gaetz 'unlikely' to face charges for 'sex trafficking a 17-year-old girl'


Prosecutors ‘inform DOJ leaders NOT to cost Matt Gaetz over allegations he trafficked a 17-year-old lady’ due to witness ‘credibility questions’: GOP Rep has insisted he has by no means paid for intercourse and is harmless

  • Report states profession prosecutors have warned DOJ superiors to not cost him
  • The investigation into Gaetz started in 2020 over claims he had intercourse with teen lady
  • Investigators zeroed in on 2018 journey he took to the Bahamas with a number of girls
  • Married Gaetz has persistently denied the allegations and dismissed the investigation as a ‘witch-hunt’

Republican Rep. Matt Gaetz is unlikely to face prices for allegedly trafficking a 17-year-old lady due to recommendation from profession prosecutors and credibility points with a witness, a report Friday mentioned.

Sources instructed the Washington Put up that Division of Justice superiors have been suggested in opposition to shifting the case ahead.

The allegations declare from an investigation that started in 2020 over claims Gaetz, now 40, was concerned with a 17-year-old lady years earlier and paid for intercourse. 

Investigators zoned in on a visit to the Bahamas in 2018 the place Gaetz was with a number of girls, and had been trying to decide whether or not he violated trafficking legal guidelines. 

Married Gatez insists it by no means occurred and the one time he had intercourse with a 17-year-old lady was when he was 17. 

He has dismissed the investigation as a ‘witch hunt’ and his legal professionals have mentioned they’ve seen ‘no credible foundation’ for prices.

Extra proof might emerge within the case however it’s uncommon for such recommendation from inside the Division of Justice to be rejected, the Put up added within the report.

Republican Rep. Matt Gaetz is unlikely to face prices for allegedly trafficking a 17-year-old lady due to recommendation from profession prosecutors and credibility points with a witness, a report Friday mentioned

The existence of the investigation first turned public final March, when The New York Instances reported that investigators had been inspecting whether or not Gaetz had a sexual relationship with a 17-year-old in 2019 and paid for her to journey with him.

The inquiry had been underway for a number of months earlier than it turned public.

Gaetz first got here to investigators’ consideration due to his his friendship with a former Florida tax collector, Joel Greenberg, described as his ‘wingman’, who final 12 months pleaded responsible to 6 counts of fraud and sexual offenses.

Greenberg instructed investigators that Gaetz and no less than two different males had sexual contact with a 17-year-old lady.

He has instructed them that they each gave girls money and presents in trade for intercourse.

Greenberg pleaded responsible to id theft, stalking, wire fraud, conspiracy to bribe a public official and intercourse trafficking of a minor.

Extra to comply with 

Gaetz with his then girlfriend Ginger Luckey in Doral, Florida. They married in August last year

Gaetz along with his then girlfriend Ginger Luckey in Doral, Florida. They married in August final 12 months

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