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Anthony Weiner Pleads Guilty In Underage Sexting Scandal

Anthony Weiner has pleaded guilty to sending obscene material to a minor, and he could get years in prison for it.

Authorities have been investigating a report by The Daily Mail from last year that alleged Weiner had a monthslong online relationship with a 15-year-old girl.

Among other things, cached images show Weiner sent the teen semi-nude photos and sexually explicit and suggestive messages. The messages also indicate Weiner knew she was underage.

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Pleading guilty to the charge could mean up to 10 years behind bars. Weiner said he wouldn't appeal a sentence between 21 and 27 months.

The judge overseeing the case also ruled Weiner has to register as a sex offender.


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