INDIANAPOLIS, IN - Just when you thought the Jared Fogle sex crime story couldn't get any sicker, more disturbing details emerge. A witness in the investigation says the FBI had her record conversations with the accused pervert.
Florida TV journalist Rochelle Herman says Fogle made several 'off the cuff' remarks to her about his sexual desire for underage girls.
"He told me that he thought middle school girls were 'so hot,'" said Herman, "I was in shock and I was actually questioning, 'did I really just hear what I think I heard?''
It's baffling to think the Subway pitchman felt comfortable enough to blurt that out to a reporter and her cameraman while attending a 2007 health event at a school in Florida. But it gets worse. Herman says eventually, Fogle included her children in their conversations.
"I had two young children at the time and he talked to me about having--installing cameras--hidden cameras in their rooms--and asked me if I would choose which child I would like him to watch."
Herman was horrified, but says she focused on gathering evidence to put him in jail.
"You have to understand, during the time I had with the FBI, I had to play a role," Herman explained, "I had to play a certain part in order for Jared to be able to trust me."
Fogle pleaded guilty to possession and distribution of child pornography, and crossing state lines to pay for sex with minors. Prosecutors say he victimized at least 14 children. Fogle's facing between five and 12.5 years in prison, where experts say, he'll be an outcast and branded a 'chomo,' slang for child molester.
It's a stunning fall from famous sub sandwich pitchman to infamous sex offender.