Government investigators are looking into Mr. Matt Gaetz who goes to the Bahamas with women and especially if those women are paid to have sex, which would violate state law, a legal officer and anyone else who knows the matter.
Investigators also found that Gaetz, R-Fla., And one of her colleagues had used the internet to search for women who could pay them for sex, sources said.
Gaetz, who has not been charged, has repeatedly denied the allegations.
There was no response to a request for comment from his representatives.
Attorney Matt Gaetz, R-Fla., Denied the allegations and said he had never had sex with a 17-year-old as an adult and had never paid for sex.
In a statement sent to CBS News, which initially reported that investigators were considering a trip to the Bahamas, a party spokesman said Gaetz denied the allegations.
“Advocate. Gaetz has never paid for sex, and he has never had sex with a girl under the age of one. What started with widespread headlines about ‘sex trafficking’ has now become a common fishery about holidays and adult relationships,” the spokesman said. .
The New York Times reported last week that the Department of Justice was investigating Gaetz’s sexual encounter with a 17-year-old man.
Legal sources have confirmed to NBC News that the investigation stemmed from the investigation into another man, Joel Micah Greenberg, who is still awaiting trial on charges of trafficking, fraud and fraud. Greenberg has pleaded not guilty.
On the night The Times reported its case, Gaetz said “no part of the allegations against me are true” and that his family had been the victims of a $ 25 million robbery involving threats to tarnish his reputation.
Gaetz said in an op-ed published Monday that he is not a criminal and will not resign.
“As I take my turn under the gun, let me face the allegations against me. First, I have never, paid for sex. Second, I, as an adult, have never had sex with a 17-year-old man,” wrote Gaetz to the Washington Examiner.
He said the “strange” claims were made after he “decided to take over the most powerful institutions in Beltway.”