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    Ex-Congressman Weiner to Plead Guilty to Transferring Obscene Material to Minor

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    According to media reports, Former US Congressman Anthony Weiner is expected to plead guilty to one count of transferring obscene material to a minor.

    WASHINGTON (Sputnik) Former US Congressman Anthony Weiner, who is also a husband to Hillary Clinton aide Huma Abedin, is expected to plead guilty to one count of transferring obscene material to a minor, US media reported on Friday.

    Weiner will appear in a Manhattan federal court at 11 am, ABC News reported.

    The Federal Bureau of Investigation (FBI) previously disclosed that Weiner — who represented part of New York City in Congress before a sex scandal forced him to resign in 2011 — is under investigation for sending illicit text messages to an underage girl.

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