After experiencing days of incessant public shaming and hypocritical media dogpiling, Florida Representative Matt Gaetz’s trial in the court of public opinion took a nosedive. Despite being notorious for egregious left-wing bias in its reporting, The Daily Beast has so far done most of the legwork involved in exposing transactions between Gaetz and Florida tax collector Joel Greenberg. The connection between them has been confirmed by various photographs of the two men meeting in Florida and Washington, DC.
The latest allegations against Gaetz include details from anonymous sources alleging that Greenberg, who is currently facing 33 federal charges, including charges of sex trafficking of a minor and tax fraud, acted as the financial middleman for sexual encounters between Gaetz and various women who were possibly underage.
Following the Money
These latest claims were understandably contested by Gaetz, as no solid evidence of the transactions taking place had been released to the public despite the ongoing Department of Justice investigation into the affair. Just this week, however, The Daily Beast pointed out that public Venmo transactions from May 2018 revealed the exchange of $900 between Gaetz, Greenberg, and three young women. Some reports have alleged that one of the women involved in the transaction was underage. However, this has not yet been confirmed, and the original reporting made no mention of the woman in question – now working in the adult fi...