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How Joel Greenberg’s Judicial Transactions Cause Problems for Matt Gaetz
Photo Illustration by The Daily Beast / Photo by Getty / APA Rep. Matt Gaetz’s former “Wingman” Joel Greenberg pleaded guilty to six federal charges on Monday. The plane flew over a federal court near Orlando with this banner on its tail. : “Tick Tock Matt Gaetz”. Gaetz, who is reportedly under investigation for the same allegations at the heart of Greenberg’s accusation, did not mention the sexual trafficking of a 17-year-old girl by name in a judicial transaction on page 86. Greenberg. But even without Gates’ name, court documents spell out the potential fate of Florida legislators. Many problematic details in Greenberg’s judicial transaction can point to Gates, especially if you know where to look. The main cause of Gates’ problem is the prospect that the former 17-year-old girl in question may be working with an investigator. The plea bargain contacted the girl after learning that the investigator was investigating “commercial sexual activity” with a minor and lied about why she was examined in the Florida DMV database. “Greenberg contacted the minors, directly and through one of the minors’ friends, to lie to the minors and tell them why Greenberg investigated the minors. [DMV] The system was because the miner asked him to do so, which wasn’t true, as Greenberg knew, “says the court document. “Greenberg also knew that commercial sexual activity with her was illegal, so she sought help from minors to get their story together.” Not only showing that he is working with an investigator, but one of her friends (another girl who may have helped introduce a minor at the time to Greenberg and his friends). Was also able to cooperate. The judicial deal also mentions that Greenberg first met a minor at the time on his boat in the spring 2017—the two weren’t having sex. It seems unlikely that the prosecutor will accept Greenberg in his words alone about the claim, further increasing the likelihood that the woman is working with the investigator. If that is true and Greenberg’s claim is accurate, Gates can be ruined. And the abomination of Greenberg’s allegations against his former friend came in a letter of confession obtained by The Daily Beast. Greenberg claims she both he and Gates paid to have sex with this teen while she was a minor. Greenberg added that he saw the act “directly” and paid the woman on behalf of Gates. Many important claims in the letter seemed to be in line with the details of the judicial transaction. First, in a letter Greenberg wrote quoting “Anonymous Tips,” the former tax collector specified the date when he learned that his teen was a minor. September 4, 2017. This person informed him that she was a minor, “Greenberg wrote. “He was similarly shocked and upset by this revelation.” The judicial transaction seems to have confirmed the date. “At around 1:29 pm on September 4, 2017, Greenberg searched for minors for some reason. I believe they were under the age of 18,” a court document said. .. Greenberg’s timeline in the confession letter is now in the hands of federal agents, but appears to be confirmed by internal computer records recording the search for minors. If Gates’ legal strategy is in line with his PR strategy of damaging Greenberg’s credibility, the exact date and time Greenberg learned that the girl was angry, phone logs, and Greenberg’s teenager. A confession claiming to know his age and immediately call Gates. If Greenberg really knew the girl’s age that day and called Gates right away, the conversation should appear in Greenberg’s call log. This is very difficult. For Gates’ legal team to explain. One of the most obvious from the plea bargain is that the investigator has a Greenberg call record. They record the exact date Greenberg called or sent a text to a 17-year-old child at the time. This was done frequently to arrange commercial sexual activity at least 20 times between April 24th and July 30th, 2017. According to Politico, another person allegedly participating in Greenberg’s ring, like the phone owned by his ex-girlfriend, is considering signing her own exemption. Many people say they paid for sex with someone who was 17 at the time. If it’s correct, you may have your own story shared by others in the alleged sex ring. Judging from the judicial transaction, Greenberg is not the ultimate target of the investigation. The essence of plea bargaining shows that federal agents are looking elsewhere, and others associated with Greenberg can be valuable witnesses. Count prosecutions and potentially decades of prisons. Of course, Greenberg wasn’t a completely reliable source, and Gates quickly pointed out in his defense. However, as Greenberg still reached a favorable agreement, the prosecutor was persuaded to file 27 of 33 charges in exchange for his cooperation. Perhaps the investigators were able to independently corroborate the valuable information. The judicial transaction also states that “others” and “other men” also had sex with a 17-year-old girl. All of these people can be prosecuted, but they can also be potential witnesses to Gates. That is, he may not be the only witness, as there is a problem with the witness as Greenberg does. “This minor individual has been involved in sexual activity many times at home with some other women, myself, and a member of the Florida Panhandle legislator,” Greenberg wrote. Tax officials also wrote in his confession that the age of the victim “warned” him because many of his friends were legally exposed. “I knew this could cause problems for many people,” he said. Greenberg also frequently “tried to disguise” payments to women “as” school-related “expenses or other living expenses.” Court documents include three examples of euphemistic notes: “school,” “ice cream,” and “food,” the latter of which is one of Greenberg’s payments to minors. It has been specified. The notes on the payment, the date, and the amount are consistent with The Daily Beast’s previous transaction report, but the judicial transaction contradicts the confession in one important way: Greenberg no longer breaks the law. I do not deny that. In a letter of confession, a former county official said, “There was absolutely no way for a rational person to know that this individual was not yet 18 years old,” Gates knows the true age of the girl. “I was similarly shocked and disturbed,” he added. However, Greenberg admits that when she had sex with her at least seven times, she had a “reasonable opportunity to observe” that she was a minor. Plea cites months of personal interaction between Greenberg and the girl (text, phone, physical encounters, and Greenberg watching her have sex with others). ing. What value can Greenberg provide to prosecutors? In response, Scheller instructed reporters to return to the judicial transaction. “I encourage all of you to read the judicial transaction,” Scheller said. “Read the judicial transaction and you’ll see the path.” For more information, see The Daily Beast. Get top stories in your inbox every day. Sign up now! 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