Updated 9:26 pm, Sunday, November 5, 2017
Photo: Mark Lennihan, AP
Anthony Weiner set for jail stint for badting conviction
NEW YORK (AP) — A badting compulsion that value Anthony Weiner his seat in Congress and an opportunity to be New York City’s mayor is about to value him his freedom too.
Weiner, a Democrat, is scheduled to give up by 2 p.m. Monday at Devens Federal Medical Center in Mbadachusetts to serve a 21-month sentence for illicit on-line contact with a 15-year-old lady.
The facility in Ayer, about 40 miles (64 kilometers) west of Boston, has over 1,000 inmates on the medical middle and over 100 extra at an adjoining minimal safety satellite tv for pc camp.
Weiner was sentenced in September by a decide who stated Weiner’s crime resulted from a “very strong compulsion.” A tearful Weiner stated he was present process remedy and had been “a very sick man for a very long time.”
Amid a badting controversy involving ladies, Weiner resigned his House seat in 2011 solely to have new allegations doom his 2013 run for mayor.
Last yr, a legal probe into his badting with a highschool pupil intruded into Democrat Hillary Clinton’s bid for the White House. Then-FBI Director James Comey introduced in late October 2016 that he was reopening the probe of Clinton’s use of a non-public laptop server after emails between Clinton and Weiner’s spouse, Huma Abedin — previously Clinton’s closest aide — had been discovered on Weiner’s laptop computer laptop.
Two days earlier than Election Day, the FBI declared there was nothing new within the emails. But in a current interview, Clinton known as Comey’s intervention “the determining factor” in her defeat.
Abedin and Weiner are in divorce proceedings.
At sentencing in Manhattan federal court docket, Weiner lawyer Arlo Devlin-Brown stated his shopper doubtless exchanged 1000’s of messages with a whole lot of girls through the years and was speaking with as much as 19 ladies when he encountered .