FBI documents report that Jared Fogle had sex with at least 14 minors.
According to documents released today by the United States Attorney’s office, Subway Jared is going to go to prison for a long time: He’s pleaded guilty to charges that he had sex with at least 14 minors and collected homemade child pornography from the president of his charitable foundation.
The allegations go well beyond the initial reports that Subway spokesperson Jared Fogle simply has possession of child pornography. According to the new documents, Subway Jared regularly searched the Internet for underage kids, ultimately pay for sex with at least 14 kids in rooms at “upscale New York hotels”.
Fogle reportedly told one victim via text message that he would “accept a 16-year old girl,” but specificed the “younger the girl the better.”
According to the documents, Fogle would have sex with the underage escorts to make sure they were not undercover police officers,” before asking them to connect them to their friends as young as “14 and 15”.
Fogle was also allegedly in possession of child pornography featuring both boys and girls – some of it homemade by the president of his children’s charity foundation, the Jared Foundation:
Part of the case involves images Fogle received from Russell Taylor, the head of Fogles foundation. According to the complaint, Taylor sent Fogle photos of and videos from hidden cameras in Taylors house, featuring children as young as 6.
Jared Fogle has agreed to a plea deal that would pay $1.4 million in restitution to his victims and force him to register as a sex offender and undergo treatment for his sexual disorder.
The deal specifies he will be spending between 5 to 12.5 years in prison. In exchange, he’s reportedly pleading guilty to one count of travel to engage in illicit sexual conduct with a minor and one count of distribution and receipt of child pornography.