Why Did the Feds Raid the Home of Jared from Subway?
According to local news outlets, the FBI raided the Indiana home of longtime Subway spokesman Jared Fogle in connection with a child pornography investigation.
FBI sources told CBS4 federal and state investigators were serving warrants at Fogle’s Zionsville home in connection with a child pornography investigation.
Earlier this year, Russell Taylor, the former director of the Jared Foundation started by Fogle, was arrested in a child pornography case.
Per the Indy Star, Taylor was arrested in May after he asked a woman he was sexting with if she wanted to see pictures of young girls. When police raided Taylor’s house they found a large stash of child pornography. He was arrested and reportedly attempted suicide in jail while awaiting multiple counts of production and possession child pornography.
Fogle, who rose to prominence last decade as an unlikely franchise spokesman after dropping weight on an all-Subway diet, “severed all ties” with Taylor after the arrest. It was unclear what the Feds were looking for in Fogle’s home.
UPDATE — 5:45 p.m. ET: The AP is reporting that Subway is suspending its business relationship with Jared Fogle amidst the child pornography investigation:
BREAKING: Subway says it's suspending relationship with spokesman Fogle amid investigation.
— The Associated Press (@AP) July 7, 2015
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