DOJ decides not to charge Matt Gaetz in sex trafficking investigation: Report

The Department of Justice has decided not to charge Rep. Matt Gaetz (R-FL) after a yearslong investigation into underage sex trafficking allegations.

The DOJ informed the lawyers for at least one witness that it will not press charges against the congressman, CNN reported on Wednesday. Investigators recommended that no charges be brought last year.

Gaetz was accused of helping Seminole County tax collector Joel Greenberg traffic a 17-year-old girl across state lines in 2017. Greenberg was sentenced to 11 years in prison in December after pleading guilty as part of a plea deal.

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