Ex-Subway Pitchman Fogle Pleads Guilty; Sentenced To 15 Years, 8 Months
UPDATE: A judge has sentenced former Subway pitchman Jared Fogle to 15 years and eight months in prison for trading in child pornography and having sex with underage prostitutes.
U.S. District Judge Tanya Walton Pratt sentenced Fogle on Thursday after he pleaded guilty to one count each of travelling to engage in illicit sexual conduct with a minor and distribution and receipt of child pornography.
Fogle agreed to the plea deal in August after authorities raided his suburban Indianapolis home in July.
Prosecutors sought a 12½-year sentence, while Fogle's attorneys sought five years.
The 38-year-old Fogle admitted paying for sex with girls as young as 16 and receiving child pornography produced by his charitable foundation's former director.
He also agreed pay his 14 victims $100,000 each in restitution.
INDIANAPOLIS (AP) - Former Subway spokesman Jared Fogle is due in federal court in Indianapolis Thursday to learn how much time he'll spend in prison on child porn and sex-crime charges.
Fogle has admitted paying for sex with girls as young as 16 and receiving child pornography.
Fogle agreed in August to plead guilty to the charges following a July raid on his suburban Indianapolis home. The resulting criminal case destroyed his career with Subway.