Former US congressman pleads guilty in ‘sexting’ case

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Former US Congressman Anthony Weiner on Friday pleaded guilty in federal court to sending sexually explicit messages to a teenage girl, ending an investigation into a “sexting” scandal that played a role in last year’s US presidential election.

The count of transferring obscene material to a minor carries a maximum sentence of 10 years in prison. The plea deal with federal prosecutors included Weiner’s agreement not to appeal any sentence of 27 months or less.

Wearing a navy-colored suit, maroon tie and his wedding band, Weiner, 52, entered his plea before U.S....

Former US congressman pleads guilty in ‘sexting’ case

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