Former Florida tax collector Joel Greenberg is expected to strike plea deal with prosecutors, attorneys say

ORLANDO, Fla. — Joel Greenberg, the former Seminole County tax collector and associate of U.S. Rep. Matt Gaetz, is expected to plead guilty to criminal charges by the middle of next month, his attorney and prosecutors with the U.S. attorney’s office confirmed during a court hearing Thursday. The lawyers were given until May 15 to work out the plea deal, otherwise the case will proceed to trial in July. Greenberg had previously been slated to stand trial in June. “We expect this case to be resolved in a guilty plea,” Assistant U.S. Attorney Roger B. Handberg said during the hearing. It was not …

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