Prosecutors Recommend Punishment For Former Rep. Anthony Weiner | The News Guru

Federal prosecutors have handed down their punishment recommendation for disgraced former Rep. Anthony Weiner, D-NY. Prosecutors told a Manhattan judge on Wednesday that Weiner deserves to serve about two years in prison for sending sexual material to an underage girl. Fox News reported that government officials working the case wanted to “send a message” regarding Weiner’s sentencing, given that the former lawmaker had claimed to have changed his ways after previously getting caught for sexting. “This is not merely a ‘sexting’ case,” the prosecutors wrote in a statement. “The defendant did far more than exchange typed words on a lifeless cellphone screen with a faceless stranger. … Transmitting obscenity to a minor to induce her to engage in sexually explicit conduct by video chat and photo — is far from mere ‘sexting.’ Weiner’s criminal conduct was very serious, and the sentence imposed should reflect that seriousness.” In May, Weiner pleaded guilty to sexting an underage girl in

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