Rep. Matt Gaetz’s friend Joel Greenberg will plead guilty if this leads to an investigation into sexual intercourse, court records show

Seminole County Tax Collector Joel Greenberg speaks to the Orlando Sentinel during an interview in his Lake Mary, Florida office. Greenberg was accused of trafficking a minor, persecuting a political opponent, producing forged ID, identity theft, embezzlement and bribery.

Joe Burbank | Orlando Sentinel | AP

Joel Greenberg, a friend of Rep. Matt Gaetz, has agreed to plead guilty to a criminal case related to the investigation of the Republican lawmaker and Trump’s ally into sexual trafficking, court records show.

Greenberg is due to appear in federal court in Orlando, Florida Monday morning to change the hearing.

Greenberg, a Florida tax collector, has been charged with underage sexual trafficking, stalking, cable fraud, and identity theft, among other charges. He pleaded not guilty to these charges, but his attorney and prosecutor told a judge last month that Greenberg is expected to close a plea deal.

Gaetz, who represents Florida’s first convention district in the panhandle, has denied any wrongdoing and has not been prosecuted.

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