Anthony Weiner to plead guilty to sexting 15-year-old girl - report

Friday, May 19, 2017

Former US Congressman Anthony Weiner is to plead guilty to exchanging illicit text messages with a 15-year-old girl, according to the New York Times.

Weiner will admit to a single charge of transferring obscene material to a minor, it is reported.

He surrendered to police this morning and will appear in court at 11am local time (4pm GMT), according to the FBI.

Weiner faces a potential sentence of up to 10 years in prison and will be forced to sign the sex offenders' register, according to the New York Times report.

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