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Jared Fogle: Wire Worn By Friend Of Subway Spokesman To Aid Child Porn Investigation

Jared Fogle is under investigation by the FBI for child pornography, and now it has been revealed that a Florida woman wore a wire while speaking to the Subway spokesman to aid in the investigation.

According to Fox 59, federal authorities have confirmed that the woman wearing the wire provided them with key information that led to the raid of Fogle’s home earlier this week. While Fogle has not been arrested or charged with any crime, it is believed that the raid was a part on an ongoing child pornography investigation.

State and federal authorities raided Fogle’s Zionsville home on Tuesday, July 7, and spent approximately 11 hours searching the property. They then removed several computers, DVDs, and other electronic equipment. Fogle’s personal cell phone was also confiscated by the police.

The woman, whose identity is being kept concealed, played a vital role in obtaining information for the authorities. While speaking to Fogle, she said he made “surprising and inappropriate” remarks about the subject of child pornography. The comments were so alarming that they led her to contact the FBI.

“He said something to me when we were off camera and that really stuck with me. I thought to myself, ‘Did he really say that to me?'” she told WWSB.

“The subject matter is similar to what the FBI found when they raided his home. It goes deeper than that,” said the woman.

While the woman would not reveal any further details regarding their conversation, she said the FBI had her wear a wire to record their phone conversations after she notified them of their previous conversation.

“It was the right thing to do, and I was able to do it and I have fortitude to do it. That’s the main reason I did this,” she said.

The raid of Jared Fogle’s home comes two months after the arrest of Russel Taylor, the former director of Fogle’s Jared Foundation. Taylor was arrested and accused of possessing and producing child pornography.

Since Tuesday’s raid, Subway has made the decision to suspend their partnership with their longtime spokesman. On Wednesday, July 8, Fogle’s attorney, Ron Elberger issued a statement saying his client was completely cooperating with the police.

“Jared has been cooperating, and continues to cooperate, with law enforcement in their investigation of unspecified charges and looks forward to its conclusion. He has not been detained, arrested or charged with any crime or offense.”

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