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‘Prolific criminal': Gaetz's old wingman gets more time to help prosecutors

1 month ago   |   By Politico

ORLANDO, Fla. - A corrupt former Florida tax official and one-time “ wingman ” to Rep. Matt Gaetz won extra time Monday to cooperate with federal prosecutors in their investigation of the congressman and a host of other scandals.
Joel Greenberg was set to be sentenced on Nov. 18 for six crimes he pleaded guilty to earlier this year, but prosecutors successfully implored U.S. District Judge Gregory Presnell to wait until March so they can track down all of the leads Greenberg has given to investigators.
“Mr. Greenberg was a prolific criminal,” Assistant U.S. Attorney Roger Handberg said in...
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