Subway Suspends Relationship With Jared Fogle Amid Child Pornography Investigation

UPDATE: Subway is suspending its relationship with spokesman Jared Fogle amid his child pornography investigation, the Associated Press reports.

Federal authorities raided Fogle’s home on Tuesday — less than two months after the former director of his nonprofit organization was arrested on child pornography charges.

The sandwich chain said in statement to AP that Fogle continues to cooperate with authorities and expects “no actions to be forthcoming.” The company said both parties agreed that suspending the relationship was “the appropriate step to take.”

Fogle, 37, lives in the Indianapolis suburb of Zionsville.

CBS News has confirmed with law enforcement officials that Fogle is a suspect in the child pornography investigation.

Subway also suggested that their famous weight-loss spokesman was involved in the case.

“We are shocked about the news and believe it is related to a prior investigation of a former Jared Foundation employee,” Subway said in a statement. “We are very concerned and will be monitoring the situation closely. We don’t have any more details at this point.”

According to the Indianapolis Star, state and federal officials took electronics from Fogle’s home and analyzed them in a truck outside.

Fogle, 37, was home at the time of the arrest and could be seen entering the evidence truck.

His former associate, Richard Taylor, faces seven counts of production of child pornography and one count of possession of child pornography after authorities found graphic of children on his computer.

He later attempted suicide in prison but was placed on life support and survived.

Fogle issued a statement at the time saying he was “shocked” by the arrest.

Subway has since removed a link to “Jared’s Journey” — a special page devoted to his weight loss — from its website.

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  1. Eli says:

    Sick person can’t believe many people can be this way and especially be someone you would least expect it he looks like a creep BTW lol this glasses

  2. Bill says:

    So let’s get this straight… CBS cites a random “unnamed source” as being a suspect, but to quote his lawyer:

    “He has not been detained, arrested or charged with any crime or offense.”

    So much for innocent until even arrested yet alone proven guilty.

    • Cinda says:

      Bill: I was thinking the same thing. This is an ongoing investigation. They’ve condemned the man before he has even been convicted. They say his friend was involved in child pornography last year. Why is Subway assuming that Jared is guilty, too? Why couldn’t they wait until all of the facts are in? Just like you say: “What happened to innocent until proven guilty?”

    • That is good. Arresting a person for seeing or having what God made is idiocy. People are seen that.

  3. Jesus did not raid the house of anyone. Jesus is our example. God made all things to be pornographic. Let all ages be seen nude if they want to be seen nude.

  4. Wondering says:

    Might you want to revisit your headline? According to other news reports “FBI spokeswoman Wendy Osborne this morning confirmed that the agency was conducting a criminal investigation in Zionsville, but she would not comment on the nature of the probe.” How do you know what the police were looking for in his home? To have such an inflammatory headline could be defamation if not true. Where is your source that they were raiding his home for such content?

    • wondering says:

      My comments above were from an earlier variety story which did not have attribution- which has since been revised with a confirmation of his being the subject of the investigation from CBS.

      • ayrtoncar says:

        Wondering- Thanks for responding to my comment. I only saw the story with the Cbs confirmation included and didn’t know they had editted it. Your initial post makes a lot more sense now.

        I also appreciate that you responded intelligently rather then by being rude or insulting. So many people on the internet turn to insults instead of rationally edplaining their viewpoint. The Internet can be an amazing way to learn about other people’s perspective and that’s why it’s so unfortunate that a free flow of ideas usually quickly devolves into what resembles 2 ten year olds having an insult “battle” during recess.

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