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No Charges Against Matt Gaetz, Sources Say

The Department of Justice has called witnesses and potential suspects to tell them that charges will not be pursued against the congressman.

WASHINGTON, DC. On Wednesday, the U.S. Department of Justice called witnesses and potential suspects in the Matt Gaetz sex trafficking investigation and informed them that the congressman will not be criminally charged, sources who have been briefed on the investigation told The Florida Standard.

Two sources, who spoke on condition of anonymity, said they received phone calls this afternoon from the public integrity section of DOJ to inform them that Rep. Gaetz was in the clear.

Prior media reports indicate that investigators were concerned about the lack of evidence against Gaetz, and the lack of credibility of two of the main witnesses in the case, the alleged victim and the congressman’s former friend – a Seminole County tax collector who was sentenced in December of 2022 to serve 11 years in federal prison for an array of crimes.