Sex trafficking investigation into Republican Matt Gaetz dropped

Posted on AllSides February 15th, 2023
From The Center
Reuters

The US justice department will not charge Florida Republican Matt Gaetz in relation to a sex trafficking investigation, sources told the BBC's US partner CBS News.

His lawyers also released a statement that said the case had been dropped.

The two-year investigation tried to determine whether the congressman had crossed state or international borders to have sex with underage girls.

Mr Gaetz has repeatedly denied wrongdoing.

"We have just spoken with the DOJ and have been informed that they have concluded their investigation... [into] allegations related to sex trafficking and...

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