As part of the deal, Joel Greenberg will cooperate with investigators in a large-scale investigation, according to a source familiar with the matter. For months, federal investigators have been examining whether Gaetz broke federal laws on sex trafficking, prostitution and public corruption and whether he had sex with a minor.
Gaetz has not been charged and denies any wrongdoing.
CNN previously reported that Greenberg had spoken to federal investigators since last year, including providing information on how he and Gaetz allegedly had encounters with women who then received money or gifts. for sexual purposes.
He had previously pleaded not guilty and this Spring has been in jail while awaiting trial. The court document released on Thursday set Monday’s hearing as a “plea change.”
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