Rep. Matt Gaetz friend Joel Greenberg pleads guilty in sex case, agrees to cooperate with federal authorities

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Seminole County Tax Collector Joel Greenberg talks to the Orlando Sentinel during an interrogation astatine his bureau successful Lake Mary, Fla. Greenberg has been charged with trafficking a minor, stalking a governmental opponent, producing fake IDs, individuality theft, embezzlement and bribery.

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Representative Matt Gaetz, a Republican from Florida, arrives to a House GOP league gathering astatine the U.S. Capitol successful Washington, D.C., U.S., connected Friday, May 14, 2021.

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Greenberg appeared successful Orlando, Florida, national court, to plead blameworthy to six of the 33 crimes that helium was charged with.

Court records accidental his admitted transgression behaviour included utilizing a website to place women that helium aboriginal paid to prosecute successful intersexual acts "with him and others."

Documents said Greenberg paid much $70,000 successful 150 abstracted transactions to wage women for sex.