Ex-Subway Spokesman Jared Fogle Is Potential Witness in Alleged Victim's Upcoming Civil Trial

According to Indiana law, witnesses can be compelled to testify in court "by the use of subpoena"

Jared Fogle . Photo: Michael Conroy/AP

Disgraced former Subway spokesman Jared Fogle could be called to testify during an impending civil case filed earlier this year against the admitted sex offender by one of his alleged underage victims, PEOPLE confirms.

Fogle’s name appears on a list of potential witnesses who may be asked to take the stand during the upcoming trial.

The witness list – a copy of which was obtained by PEOPLE – was included in a filing submitted to the court Thursday by Fogle’s alleged victim’s attorneys.

Fogle’s alleged victim filed a civil suit for emotional distress earlier this year, alleging Fogle received video footage of the underage girl that was captured while she was changing clothes.

Fogle was sentenced in November to more than 15 years in federal prison after pleading guilty to distribution and receipt of child pornography and traveling to engage in illicit sexual conduct with a minor.

The lawsuit was filed by a woman who was a frequent visitor to the home of Fogle’s former business partner, Russell Taylor, between 2011 and 2015.

The suit, which seeks $150,000 in damages, alleges Taylor utilized secret cameras to film her bathing and undressing inside his home.

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The suit alleges that Taylor – who was sentenced in December to 27 years in prison on a number of child pornography charges – shared the videos with Fogle.

The suit alleges Fogle and Taylor “had knowledge of the presence of hidden cameras throughout the Taylor residence and knowledge that said hidden cameras were being used with the intent that they would capture various minors changing clothes, showering, bathing, or engaging in other personal and private activities.”

Taylor then distributed “sexually explicit images of Jane Doe and videos of Jane Doe and other minor children to Jared Fogle,” according to the lawsuit.

The lawsuit alleges Taylor used cameras hidden in clock radios placed in bathrooms and bedrooms to film several underage children in various stages of undress.

The suit contends Taylor assumed responsibility for the minor children who visited his home but failed to protect them. The lawsuit further alleges Fogle knew about the hidden cameras and that he failed to take any action to protect the children.

Fogle had agreed to plead guilty to the charges in August 2015. As part of the agreement, prosecutors agreed to ask for no more than 12½ years in prison while the defense agreed not to ask for less than five years.

Taylor is also included on the plaintiff’s proposed witness list.

According to Indiana law, witnesses can be compelled to testify in court “by the use of subpoena.”

“Failure by any person without adequate excuse to obey a subpoena served upon him may be deemed a contempt of the court from which the subpoena issued, or court of the county where the witness was required thereunder to appear or act,” reads the state’s law on court proceedings.

Calls to Fogle’s attorneys were not returned Friday.

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