Report: It Sure Sounds Like Matt Gaetz’s Ex-Girlfriend May Be the One to Take Him Down!

With the news lull concerning the Justice Department’s investigation into Rep. Matt Gaetz, you would have thought the Florida congressman was free from allegedly sexually trafficking a 17-year-old, taking women across state lines for the purpose of prostitution and obstruction of law. justice. But, surprise! It seems a lot not be the case today.

NBC News reports that Gaetz’s ex-girlfriend testified Wednesday before a federal grand jury examining his cornucopia of alleged sex crimes, huge development suggesting “Justice Department may move closer to indicting him “. The ex-girlfriend has reportedly been in talks with prosecutors for months over an immunity deal whereby she would avoid prosecution in exchange for detailing everything she knows about whether the Republican blunderbuss actually paid a 17-year-old girl for sex in 2017 and if he and others violated Mann Law by paying for prostitutes abroad. And in what appears to be bad news for Gaetz, her ex’s lawyer, Tim Jansen, “has a reputation in Florida legal circles as a master of immunity agreements after securing one for a convicted murderer who ultimately did not go to charge in return for helping authorities resolve the case.”

Gaetz’s investigation began over a year ago when his “wingman”, a former Seminole County tax collector Joël Greenberg, has been charged with numerous crimes, including sex trafficking of the same 17-year-old in the Gaetz investigation. While pleading guilty to criminal harassment, aggravated identity theft, wire fraud, conspiracy, illegal production of a false identification document and sex trafficking of a child, Greenberg saw Crucially many of the charges against him dropped in exchange for cooperation, which should likely keep Gaetz up at night. (The Florida Republican and Donald trump fanboy was not charged with a felony and has denied all allegations against him, calling the DOJ’s investigation a “witch hunt.”) Last August, ABC News reported that Greenberg had provided investigators with “years of Venmo and Cash App transactions and thousands of photos and videos, as well as access to personal social media accounts. The New York Times, mobile payment app receipts show payments from Gaetz and Greenberg to women who told their friends the money was for sex with the two men. A source familiar with the matter told NBC News that the 17-year-old told investigators Gaetz had sex with her.

But back to the ex:

The ex-girlfriend was in an open relationship with Gaetz in 2017 and 2018 and reportedly discussed other women he was involved with, according to three friends of the former couple. She reportedly went with Gaetz and a number of other young women and friends of the congressman in 2018 on a trip to the Bahamas, a trip that is also under surveillance, CBS News and Politico previously reported.

After the investigation began, Gaetz spoke to his ex-girlfriend on a three-way call with another woman who was cooperating with federal investigators at the time and was secretly recording the call, according to two. sources close to the case.

It was during this call that Gaetz was suspected of obstructing justice, which federal prosecutors were investigating, according to police sources.

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