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Jared Fogle's non-profit never issued a childhood obesity grant, report says

A foundation set up in 2008 by Jared Fogle, the former spokesman for Subway, has never awarded a single grant to fight childhood obesity, according to USA Today.

In this July 7, 2015 file photo Jared Fogle leaves a mobile evidence-gathering lab outside of his home as Indianapolis Metropolitan Police Department Det. Darin Odier holds the door, in Zionsville, Ind.

As you know by now, Fogle, 37, will accept a plea deal with federal prosecutors who have charged him with having sex with underage girls and possessing child pornography.

While Jared awaits sentencing in his "13-room mini-mansion," the executive director of the Jared Foundation, Russell Taylor, 43, sits in jail on child pornography charges.

Prosecutors say Taylor, a former youth-market director for the American Heart Association in Indianapolis, secretly videotaped and photographed boys and girls using the bathroom at his house.

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When Fogle announced his foundation, he pledged to give millions to combat childhood obesity, a condition that plagued his youth.

An analysis of the foundation's expenditures by USA Today shows the foundation never awarded a single grant.

Instead, the foundation spent $73,000 a year to pay Taylor.

"Sixty percent of the money went to the executive director's salary, and 26% is unaccounted for, according to foundation tax records," writes USA Today.

The foundation has also failed to pay a $5 annual registration fee to the state of Indiana since 2008.

We don't know everything about how Jared spent his fame and estimated $15 million fortune, but it looks like it wasn't helping kids.




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