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Anti-Muslim Ex-Florida county tax collector faces child sex-trafficking charge

By Robert Gearty | Fox News, For Fox News, On 24 August 2020, Read Original
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Florida county’s former tax collector allegedly paid for sex with an underage girl and tapped the state's motor vehicle database for records on people with whom he was engaged in “sugar daddy” relationships, federal prosecutors said Friday.

Joel Greenberg, a Republican, was the elected Seminole County tax collector until his resignation in June.

Prosecutors leveled the charges in a new indictment unsealed in Orlando Federal Court that accuses Greenberg of sex trafficking a child.

The charge involves a girl, age 14 to 17, WESH-TV reported, citing an attorney representing Greenberg. It is punishable by a 10-year prison sentence.

In 2018, the Florida chapter of the Council on American-Islamic Relations - CAIR-Florida - condemned Greenberg for what they said were “multiple Islamophobic, racist, and xenophobic Facebook posts.”

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