WEINER PLEADS GUILTY TO ‘SEX­TING’ WITH MI­NOR

Windsor Star - - WORLD -

For­mer U.S. Rep. An­thony Weiner pleaded guilty Fri­day to trans­mit­ting ob­scene ma­te­rial to a mi­nor, tear­fully apol­o­giz­ing for com­mu­ni­ca­tions with a 15-year-old girl that he said de­stroyed his “life’s dream in pub­lic ser­vice.”

Weiner ad­mit­ted ex­chang­ing online mes­sages with the girl and “shar­ing ex­plicit im­ages and en­cour­ag­ing her to en­gage in sex­u­ally ex­plicit con­duct.”

The charge could bring a sen­tence of up to 10 years. His lawyer can re­quest le­niency at his sen­tenc­ing Sept. 8.

Newspapers in English

Newspapers from Canada

© PressReader. All rights reserved.