Women interviewed by the FBI in a survey by Rep. Matt Gaetz told investigators that Republicans in Florida paid them for sex. New York Times Report..
This news is the latest scandal that hit Gates. Times The House of Representatives was found to have been monitored by a federal agent investigating whether he was violating sexual trafficking laws in his relationship with a 17-year-old girl. Since the bomb came out just two days ago, disturbing details about Gates’ alleged behavior have piled up from his allegations. Naked photos proudly shared by his sexual partner on the house floorIn the latest report, he left a trace of receipts via the Apple Pay and Cash App, showing money exchanged for sex.
according to TimesGates, 38, reportedly met a woman online to arrange sex and told her when and where to meet and how much he was willing to pay in advance. The exchange meeting is said to have been held in 2019 and 2020. The two sources cited in the report are known to have Gates sometimes ecstasy before these sexual encounters, and he and his friends. They will allegedly meet women via Seeking Arrangement, a site for wealthy sugar dads and those looking for them.
The encounter involved a close political ally of Gates, a former Seminole county tax collector. Joel Greenberg, A person in jail awaiting trial on suspicion of sexual trafficking. Greenberg’s investigation triggered an investigation into the Gates case.
The· Times We have confirmed that Gaetz has wired women’s money through the Apple Pay and Cash App. The Daily Beast can confirm that Joel Greenberg is using the cash app.
Gates office Times In a statement, “Matt Gaetz has never paid for sex. Matt Gaetz completely refutes all nasty claims.”
Gates has not been charged with a crime. Greenberg’s lawyer declined to comment.
Federal agents are reportedly checking whether one of the women involved in Gates was 17 years old, and whether he paid her or gave her a gift. An unidentified teen at the heart of the DOJ investigation was also part of a sexual trafficking case against Greenberg. Times, And investigators are trying to figure out if other men in the Gates-Greenberg orbit also had sex with her.
Gates, on his part, denied cheating, pointed out what he labeled as an “organized crime blackmail” plan against him, and explained a strange drama involving his father and a secret wire tap.
According to him and his father, billionaire former State Senator Don Gates, former Air Force intelligence officer, a previously convicted real estate broker for fraud, and a Florida lawyer have targeted Elder Gates. Has been $ 25 Million Blackmail PlanHe ridiculously promised him that the federal investigation into his son would evaporate if he deposited the money. The trio wants to use cash to ransom US hostages from Iran’s detention, despite the alleged death of prisoner of war Bob Levinson, according to a document allegedly sent to Don Gates. Was there. Don Gates called the FBI about the plan and said he wore a recording wire during a meeting between McGee and a realtor.
Attorney David Maggie told The Daily Beast that the blackmail plan allegations were false. Another person accused of the plan, Robert Kent, Times He told the Gates family about funding the task of finding an American hostage, but never attempted blackmail.
Sources cited by CNN Late Thursday, investigators said they believed the allegations of extortion and the investigation of sexual trafficking into Gates were completely unrelated.
Republicans at Capitol Hill told The Daily Beast They have long waited for a scandal surrounding young party members to drive him away.
Gates, first elected in 2016, has become a conservative fire brand in five years in Congress. Acting with former President Donald Trump as an attacking dog against the causes of various conservative cultural wars, he has always appeared in the conservative and right-wing media.He has even gone Court cable channel Like Newsmax, One America News, and Fox, he retired from Congress because of potential work.