FILE 2015: Jared Fogle is led from federal court in Indianapolis.
Jared Fogle, the former Subway sandwich pitchman, is reportedly in the hope to be released because he claims that his guilty plea in his child pornography case should be discarded.
Reuters reported Wednesday that Fogle believes his plea in 2015 is based on an illegal conspiracy charges. Fogle claims the plea was unlawful, with the argument of the “costs of the conspiracy” was not included in the federal law about sexual misconduct involving minors.
The 40-year-old Fogle, the Subway spokesman after losing 200 pounds as a student, in part by eating Subway sandwiches. The company ended its relationship with Fogle after the authorities raided his suburban Indianapolis home in July 2015.
He has a 15-year sentence in a federal prison in Littleton, Colorado.
Reuters reported that Fogle the habeas application, the name of his prison warden, the sentencing judge and President Donald Trump as defendants.
The Associated Press contributed to this report.