Greenberg pleaded guilty in May to sex trafficking of a minor and five other charges, among the nearly three dozen he faced. His plea agreement with prosecutors requires continued cooperation with the ongoing probe.
Defense attorney Fritz Scheller said the additional three months are crucial to finish Greenberg’s cooperation with investigators.
Greenberg, the former Seminole County tax collector, currently faces an estimated 12 years in prison, his lawyer noted. Greenberg, 36, also pleaded guilty to identity theft, wire fraud and conspiracy.
Gaetz, a Republican who represents much of the Florida Panhandle, was not mentioned in Greenberg’s plea agreement. But Greenberg’s cooperation could play a role in an ongoing investigation into Gaetz‘s supposed pay-for-sex relationship with a 17-year-old girl.
Greenberg has been linked to a number of other Florida politicians and their associates. So far, none of them have been implicated by name in the sex trafficking probe.
The Greenberg plea agreement says that he admitted being “involved in what are sometimes referred to as `sugar daddy’ relationships where he paid women for sex, but attempted to disguise the payments as `school-related’ expenses or other living expenses.”
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