First on BR: US attorney investigating Weiner sexting allegations


Washington Prosecutors in the appointment of US Attorney Preet Bharara accept issued a amendment for Anthony Weiner s corpuscle buzz and added records, according to law administration officials. The FBI and the New York Police Department accept opened basic investigations of allegations that the above New York Democratic agent exchanged sexually absolute argument letters with a purportedly arrears girl. Spokespersons for the US Attorney s Appointment in Manhattan and the FBI beneath to comment.The allegations aboriginal alike in the Daily Mail. The online sexting accord allegedly went on for months amid Weiner and a babe claiming to be aloof 15. The Daily Mail appear she said he beatific her abundant photos, one of him in a basin and at atomic one bare-chested.The aperture appear that the babe said she accomplished out to Weiner in January on Twitter.In a account to , Weiner neither accepted or denied sending the texts. I accept again approved abhorrent acumen about the bodies I accept appear with online and the things I accept sent. I am abounding with affliction and crestfallen for those I accept hurt, he said.Weiner continued: While I accept provided the Daily Mail with advice assuming that I accept acceptable been the accountable of a hoax, I accept no one to accusation but me for putting myself in this position. I am sorry. has not been able to affirm this was a hoax.In a statement, a backer for Republican presidential appointee Donald Trump acclaimed that Weiner donated $550 to Hillary Clinton s presidential attack aftermost year. The advertisement by the FBI and New York Police Department that they are investigating abutting Clinton accessory Anthony Weiner s inappropriate accord with an underaged changeable is acutely disturbing, Jessica Ditto said. The Clinton attack should anon acknowledgment all attack contributions from Weiner. America has had abundant of the abuse that is Clinton, Inc. Huma Abedin, one of Clinton s abutting aides, appear aftermost ages that she was amid from Weiner afterwards photos emerged of him allegedly sexting with addition woman while their son was in bed with him. That woman was declared in the New York Post as a 40-something afar woman from the West.Weiner larboard Congress in June 2011 back sexually-charged, sometimes explicit, texts with women added than his wife aboriginal emerged. His amusing media habits connected afterwards abrogation Congress and contributed to his poor assuming in the 2013 New York City mayoral race, a challenge in which he had already been a arch contender. s Sonia Moghe contributed to this report.

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