Ex-Florida tax collector Joel Greenberg to plead guilty to 6 counts, cooperate with federal investigators in plea agreement

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Orlando Sentinel

ORLANDO, Fla. — Joel Greenberg, Seminole County’s disgraced former tax collector, has agreed to plead guilty to six federal crimes — including sex trafficking of a child — in a deal that calls for him to cooperate with federal investigators, according to a plea agreement released Friday. The deal, which will be made official during a Monday morning court hearing that Greenberg is required to attend, marks a turning point in the sprawling federal investigation that has roiled Florida politics and reportedly taken aim at Greenberg’s friend and ally U.S. Rep. Matt Gaetz. Gaetz, R-Fla., has veheme…

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