Gaetz associate likely to agree to plea deal, attorneys say

The indicted man whose associations with Rep. Matt Gaetz led to the sex-trafficking investigation into the lawmaker is likely to agree to a plea agreement, attorneys said.

Joel Greenberg, a central figure to the Gaetz investigation, will likely cooperate with federal prosecutors, and it could affect the Florida Republican’s case, both prosecutors and the defense attorney said, according to multiple outlets. Greenberg’s attorney, Fritz Scheller, asked the judge in a status conference on Thursday to set a May 15 deadline for a deal to be reached between the two sides or to start a move to a trial in the summer.

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