‘The Subway Guy’ to plead guilty to child sex charges in US court

ALEX HEINKE reports.

Jared Fogle, known for his highly advertised weight loss success story with fast food chain Subway, has agreed to plead guilty to engaging in sex acts with minors and receiving child pornography.

Fogle became famous in the US as “the Subway Guy” after claiming he lost 90 kilograms by eating healthily at Subway sandwich shops.


Court documents released yesterday indicated Fogle would plead guilty to one count of travelling to engage in illicit sex with girls under the age of 18.

Fogle is also to plead guilty to one count of receiving child pornography.

In addition, Fogle would pay $100,000 to each of his 14 under-aged victims, register as a sex offender and accept a prison sentence of no less than five years.