Subway pitchman Jared Fogle is expected to take a plea deal regarding charges related to possessing child pornography.
Details about a possible deal were not immediately available, and Fogle's attorney did not respond to BuzzFeed News' requests for comment.
Subway announced Tuesday that it had ended its relationship with Fogle.
The restaurant's announcement came shortly after news of the expected plea deal went public.
Federal and state agents raided Fogle's Indiana home in July.
During the raid, agents removed electronics from Fogle's house and examined them in a forensic's van, WTHR reported. The Indiana Internet Crimes Against Children Task Force was reportedly leading the investigation.
Subway quickly suspended its relationship with Fogle, who became famous after losing a significant amount of weight while eating the restaurant's sandwiches.
In May, Russell Taylor — who had served as the executive director of Fogle's anti–childhood obesity foundation — was charged with making and possessing child pornography. Investigators found hundreds videos depicting child pornography on Taylor's computer, WTTV reported.
After the case broke, Fogle issued a statement saying he was "shocked to learn of the disturbing allegations" against Taylor. Fogle also announced Taylor had been fired from the foundation.
Jim Dalrymple is a reporter for BuzzFeed News and is based in Los Angeles.
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