Subway’s investigation uncovers single allegation against Jared Fogle

The company’s statement said the complaint against its former spokesman didn’t imply criminal conduct, and it ‘found no further evidence of any other complaints of any kind.’

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Such is the case with just about every National Football League inquiry, and now it’s the same with one of the league’s top sponsors, Subway.

The sandwich chain is tasked with digging out of a gargantuan PR nightmare after its most visible spokesman, Jared Fogle, pleaded guilty to paying for sex with underage girls and receiving child pornography. The company cut all relations with Fogle, but decided to conduct an internal review, the results of which were shared with the public in a statement:

SUBWAY’s investigation of allegations regarding its former spokesman Jared Fogle is now complete. The investigation included an extensive review of more than one million comments submitted to the Company’s customer relations team, review of all available documents, and interviews with past and present Company and Franchisee Advertising Fund employees and management.

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