Anthony Weiner reports to prison in sexting scandal
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Former Rep. Anthony Weiner (D-N.Y.) arrived at federal prison in Massachusetts on Monday to begin serving a 21-month sentence for sending sexually explicit messages to a minor, according to multiple media reports.

Weiner was sentenced to prison after he pleaded guilty to one count of the transfer of obscene materials to a minor.

After his release from the Federal Medical Center in Devens, he will pay a $10,000 fine, take part in a treatment program and face online supervision.


In the days leading up to the 2016 presidential election, then-FBI Director James Comey told Congress that the bureau discovered emails that were potentially pertinent to its investigation into Hillary ClintonHillary Diane Rodham ClintonGeorge Takei: US has hit a new low under Trump Democrats slam Puerto Rico governor over 'shameful' comments, back protesters Matt Gaetz ahead of Mueller hearing: 'We are going to reelect the president' MORE’s use of a private email server during her tenure as secretary of State. It was later reported that the emails were found during a separate FBI investigation into Weiner, who was married at the time to longtime Clinton aide Huma Abedin. Abedin later filed for divorce.

Weiner resigned from Congress in 2011 after sending lewd photos to women online.

Another sexting scandal in which Weiner used the pseudonym “Carlos Danger” torpedoed his 2013 campaign for New York City mayor.