Status of Jared Foundation unclear, website goes blank

Subway restaurant spokesman Jared Fogle walks to a waiting car as he leaves his home, Tuesday, July 7, 2015, in Zionsville, Ind. FBI agents and Indiana State Police have removed electronics from the property. FBI Special agent Wendy Osborne said that the FBI was conducting an investigation in the Zionsville area but wouldn't confirm it involved Fogle. (AP Photo/Michael Conroy)

INDIANAPOLIS (WISH) — The status of the Jared Foundation is now unclear following the investigation of spokesman Jared Fogle.

On Wednesday the website had no information – only a white screen was displayed. The phone number associated with the foundation was also out of service.

The Jared Foundation was created by Fogle to help kids deal with childhood obesity.

Several police agencies swarmed Fogle’s Zionsville home on July 7. 24-Hour News 8 later discovered the investigation stemmed from a child porn investigation tied to a former employee.

The former executive director of the charity, Russell Taylor, faces charges, including possession of child pornography, child exploitation and voyeurism. Taylor was later let go from his position and remains in federal custody.

Fogle has not been charged. However, Subway suspended their relationship with Fogle amid the investigation. provides commenting to allow for constructive discussion on the stories we cover. In order to comment here, you acknowledge you have read and agreed to our Terms of Service. Commenters who violate these terms, including use of vulgar language or racial slurs, will be banned. Please be respectful of the opinions of others and keep the conversation on topic and civil. If you see an inappropriate comment, please flag it for our moderators to review.

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