ANTHONY WEINER SCANDALS: FROM POLITICS TO SEXTING CASES In September, a 15-year-old girl told The Daily Mail that Weiner had sent her lewd messages.After hearing about the allegations, the FBI opened an investigation into the former congressman.And in November, he reported to a prison to begin serving his time.
Anthony Weiner had already been serving as a Congressman from New York for two years, and Huma Abedin was a senior adviser to Hillary Clinton; Clinton at the time was a New York senator.The two started dating during Clinton’s first White House run. A picture of Weiner in his boxer briefs was shared via his Twitter account.Weiner first claimed that his account was hacked but later admitted to uploading the photo. Just a couple of months after Weiner announced he was running for mayor of New York City, screenshots of an alleged conversation between Weiner and another woman emerged. Weiner, at a news conference a few days later, admitted to sexting.Weiner and Abedin, who tied the knot in 2010, have a 5-year-old son, Jordan. Anthony Weiner pleaded guilty today to transferring obscene material to a minor.