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Jared the (ex) Subway Guy…Goes to Jail

Appears that Jared, the Subway pitchman, who lost weight eating only Subway low-calorie sandwiches… Is going to jail. For Kiddie-Porn and Child sex.

Subway is trying to run away from Jared as fast as they can, but after a 10 year relationship, cleaning up all reference to Jared in their material and ads is proving a herculean job.

And while there is absolutely no relationship between Subway and Jared’s crimes…That is a sticky issue, which is why the company has been frantically trying to erase all ties.

Meanwhile Fogle’s wife also announced she was jumping ship.

U.S. Atty: Jared Fogle used “wealth, status and secrecy” to exploit kids

Longtime Subway pitchman Jared Fogle agreed Wednesday to plead guilty to allegations that he paid for sex acts with minors and received child pornography.

U.S. Attorney Josh Minkler said during a press conference Wednesday that Fogle, who has amassed millions as the spokesperson for the sandwich chain, used his privileged position to hide his crimes.

“This is about using wealth, status and secrecy to illegally exploit children,” Minkler said during the press conference.

Prosecutors allege that Fogle knew the pornography had been secretly produced by the former director of his charitable foundation, which sought to raise awareness about childhood obesity. The Jared Foundation regularly arranged for Fogle to visit schools and urge children to adopt healthy eating and exercise habits.

Fogle sat in court with his hands clasped and quietly answered “no” when the judge asked whether he had any questions about his rights on Wednesday morning. He is expected to enter the formal plea at a later date to one count each of travelling to engage in illicit sexual conduct with a minor and distribution and receipt of child pornography.

The agreement released by prosecutors said Fogle agrees to pay $1.4 million in restitution to 14 minor victims, who will each receive $100,000.

The terms of the plea agreement say Fogle will participate in a program of treatment for sexual disorders. It also notes that Fogle can not have any unsupervised meetings, non-incidental communications, activities or visits with any minor unless they are approved by the probation officer.

Fogle cannot be employed in any position or participate as a volunteer in any activity that involves unsupervised meetings, non-incidental communications, activities, or visits with minors except as disclosed to the probation officer.

Fogle will also become a registered sex offender….

Fogle’s wife, Katie Fogle, released a statement, saying she is “extremely shocked and disappointed by the recent developments involving Jared,” adding that she is seeking a divorce.

“My focus is exclusively on the well-being of my children,” she said, adding that she would not have any further comment.

So…In light of the huge financial losses, and loss of freedom…Need to answer the question why Jared didn’t do the “Republican” thing and go overseas to the Dominican Republic like LImbaugh, or Thailand? About 60% of kid sex tourists in the Western Hemisphere are American, and 90% of those are middle aged white guys…

Stylish Stripes…Or Orange?

 
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Posted by on August 19, 2015 in You Know It's Bad When...

 

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Republican Senate Candidate J. D. Hayworth a Pitchman for a Scam

This is J.D.  Hayworth, the Tea Bagger Republican, who is trying to unseat John McCain as the Republican candidate for senate in Arizona.

Republican Senate challenger J.D. Hayworth appeared in a 2007 television infomercial in which he helped convince viewers that they could rake in big bucks by attending seminars that would teach them how to apply for federal grants that they wouldn’t have to pay back.

National Grants Conferences, the Florida-based company that hosted the classes and produced the informercial, has faced criticism from multiple state attorneys general and Better Business Bureaus.

Hayworth, a former Arizona congressman who is running against incumbent Sen. John McCain, R-Ariz., in the Aug. 24 GOP primary, made the infomercial after losing his U.S. House seat in the 2006 election. References to his TV appearance on behalf of National Grants…

The infomercial promotes seminars that ostensibly instruct attendees how to get the “free money grants.” Tucson TV station KVOA did an investigation of National Grants Conferences that you can watch here. The TV station’s investigative team found that the workshops cost from $999 to $1,200 and federal government grants really aren’t even available to individuals.

“A grant expert tells us that the information they’re trying to sell you is available for free – on the Internet or here, at the Pima County Public Library,” KVOA’s Tom McNamara said in the 2009 report. “No. 2, a simple Internet search inputting just the company’s name reveals hundreds of complaints from people all across the country about National Grants Conferences. And No. 3, some Better Business Bureaus nationwide rate the company an ‘F.’ Separately, the attorney general in Vermont sued the company and forced them to tone down their advertising and the claims they were making.”

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Those “free Government Grants”?

Consumeraffairs.com

“…every single free-money government-grant offer is a scam. Period.

Telemarketing Fraud andNational Consumer’s League

“You may have seen an ad, gotten a call, or received an email offering “free government grants.” The people making these offers claim to represent the United States government or groups assisting the federal government with grant distribution. They might ask for personal information such as your Social Security and bank account numbers and promise to deposit the grant directly into your account. They might ask you to pay a “processing fee” for the grant. But instead of giving you a grant, their real plan is to steal your identity, your money, or both.”

From Fraud Guides

You don’t need to join the Federal Grant Association to receive a Federal grant. Fall for this telemarketing scam and you could be out as much as $5000

Here is the Grants.gov site.

Lastly – the Government doesn’t give money away for free. Almost all of these grants require work of a technical or skilled nature, and some experience in delivering the same technology or job on your resume. If the grant is to build a rest stop in a National Park – you need to show you have all the construction licenses, certifications, and have built similar structures. If the Grant is for Cancer Research, you need academic and professional credentials in that area of research. And no – looking though a microscope in 9th Grade Biology ain’t gonna cut it.

This is about a sleazy as it gets.

 

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