Alleged Victim Files Lawsuit Against Jared Fogle Over Alleged Secret Video Recordings
The suit, filed this week in Indiana, seeks at least $150,000 in damages
An alleged child victim of disgraced ex-Subway spokesman Jared Fogle filed a civil suit for emotional distress, alleging Fogle received video footage of the underage girl captured when she was changing clothes, PEOPLE confirms.
The lawsuit, which was obtained by PEOPLE, was filed Tuesday in the federal district court for the Southern District of Indiana and seeks at least $150,000 in damages. The victim is not named and is referred to only as “Jane Doe.”
The suit alleges the footage of the underage girl was captured between March 2011 and January 2015. The videos were all made during the victim’s numerous visits to the home of Russell Taylor, the former head of Fogle’s charity. Russell Taylor was named in the suit.
The suit claims 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 says Fogle and Russell 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.
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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 the Taylors assumed responsibility for the minor children who visited their 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.
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Both of Fogle’s attorneys did not return PEOPLE’s calls for comment. Taylor’s attorney did not return a call as of press time.