SARASOTA, Fla. -- A Suncoast woman is now telling us at least one thing she says Jared Fogle said numerous times during interactions with her.
The woman, who asked us not to identify her, says she spoke with Fogle numerous times starting about 10 years ago. Fogle would often travel to the area to participate in events like the American Heart Association Walk.
The woman, who is a former journalist, tells us Fogle often made surprising and inappropriate remarks while the two were speaking.
"He said something to me when we were off camera and that really stuck with me. I thought to myself, 'did he really say that to me?'"
According to the woman, Jared would often visit schools in Sarasota County, and allegedly told her numerous times that, "Middle school girls are hot."
The woman accused Jared of making even more inappropriate comments, but she won't go into much more detail.
"They weren't jokes. They were very serious," she said.
The woman says she became so alarmed over his comments that she decided to contact the FBI.
"The subject matter is similar to what the FBI found when they raided his home. It goes deeper than that," said the woman.
The woman would not release any more details about their conversations, but says that after she contacted the FBI, the agency had her wear a wire and record phone conversations.
On Thursday, Federal authorities confirmed to television station, WXIN, that the Florida woman provided investigators with key information that ultimately led to a raid at the home of suspended Subway spokesman.
"It was the right thing to do, and I was able to do it and I have fortitude to do it. That's the main reason I did this," she said.
Fogle's attorney, Ron Elberger, told us over the phone that he has never heard of the allegation before, calling it "an unrealistic fabrication."
On Tuesday, FBI agents went to Fogle's home to seize electronics. The search came two months after the executive director of Fogle's foundation was charged with multiple counts of producing and possessing child pornography. Subway has announced it is suspending its relationship with Fogle.