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Former Florida commissioner sentenced to 11 years for sex trafficking of minors

Miami, December 1 Former Seminole County (Florida, USA) Tax Commissioner Joel Greenberg was sentenced this Thursday to 11 years in prison for sex trafficking, stalking and aggravated identity theft offenses of a minor, with charges against him There were thirty charges.

Greenberg, a close confidante of Congressman Matt Gaetz, had pleaded guilty in 2021 to sex trafficking of a minor, which does not name the Republican lawmaker, but which has drawn media interest because of the implications of possible impeachment. settlement with the prosecution.

“Nothing I say today can justify my actions. My conduct was shameful,” Greenberg said in court as he pleaded guilty to various crimes, including having sex with a 17-year-old girl. Awaits sentencing for. Sugar Daddy, picked up the channel WKMG-TV.

The former tax collector will also have to complete 10 years’ probation and register as a sex offender.

The US Attorney’s office noted in its indictment that Greenberg used his position as a tax collector “to engage in a bold, brazen crime spree.”

The judge presiding over the case, Gregory Presnell, indicated that a sentence stemming from the federal guidelines “may not adequately punish Greenberg for his wide-ranging crimes,” the outlet said.

In 2021, the US Department of Justice announced that it was investigating whether Gaetz had sex with a minor under the age of 17 and violated federal sex trafficking laws. The Republican has not been charged in connection with the investigation and has vehemently denied the allegations against him.

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