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Weiner's Alleged Chats With Girl, 15, Under Investigation

'T Dog' could get 15 years under NY law

(Newser) - Anthony Weiner's sexting wrecked his political career, his comeback attempt, his media career, and his marriage —and now even his freedom could be at stake. The AP reports that the former congressman's alleged online relationship with a 15-year-old girl is being investigated by authorities in New York... More »

Latest Weiner Allegations Involve Texting With Teen

Daily Mail has all the unfortunate details

(Newser) - Huma Abedin dumped husband Anthony Weiner last month amid allegations that he couldn't stop his sexting ways. Those allegations have just gotten worse: The Daily Mail reports in painful, intricate detail that Weiner carried on a months-long relationship via text and Skype with a 15-year-old girl beginning in January... More »

Weiner: Yes, Child Services Is on My Case

NYC agency delivered investigation letter to his mom's house

(Newser) - There were whispers that child welfare authorities could be knocking on Anthony Weiner's door after his most recent sexting fiasco , and now that possibility has come to fruition. The former NYC mayoral candidate himself confirmed Thursday to the New York Times that the city's Administration for Children'... More »

Weiner's Woes Could Lead to 'Ugly' Custody Battle

Woody Allen couldn't write a movie script like this, divorce lawyer says

(Newser) - Anthony Weiner has already lost wife Huma Abedin over his latest sexting transgressions, but the fact that Weiner's young son may have been in one of his late-night selfie sessions could have him in trouble with child services. Experts tell the New York Daily News —which says it... More »

Weiner Caught Sexting Again— This Time With Son in Pic?

Apparently so, per the New York Post, and his Twitter account has been deleted

(Newser) - In a case of bad timing that probably won't please Hillary Clinton, new sexting allegations have arisen involving Anthony Weiner, the husband of top Clinton aide Huma Abedin, per USA Today . The New York Post , which originally reported the story, published a screenshot of a sexting session with a... More »

Woman Sends Naked Selfie of Mayor to City's Aldermen

'It's hurtful'

(Newser) - A Mississippi city's aldermen now know a little bit more about their mayor than they probably wanted to. The Clarion-Ledger reports a woman who had been in a romantic relationship with Hernando mayor Chip Johnson sent a naked photo of him—a selfie that he had sent to her—... More »

Cop in Sexting Case Kills Self to Avoid Arrest

He was accused of inappropriate contact with children

(Newser) - If you thought there was something fishy about police who were investigating a sexting case trying to obtain photos of a teen's erect penis , you may have been onto something. The lead investigator in that case, David Edward Abbott, killed himself Tuesday morning when officers showed up at his... More »

High School QB Charged Over Naked Pics ... of Himself

Cormega Copening, 17, could have become a sex offender

(Newser) - An American teenager had nude photos of himself and his girlfriend on his smartphone—which is legal, right? Not in North Carolina, where authorities slapped Cormega Copening, 17, with felony charges and did the same for his 16-year-old girlfriend, Brianna Denson, who had nude photos of herself on her phone,... More »

Guy Applies for Job, Sends Naked Pics to HR: Cops

He did not get the job

(Newser) - An Illinois job applicant either has terrible follow-up skills or terrible texting skills, but either way, he's out of a new gig. Elmhurst police say they took in a report on Aug. 14 from the HR manager of a St. Charles company that alleged one of the candidates for... More »

In NC, Big Trouble for Teens Who Take Nude Pics

Case of 16-year-olds charged as adults illustrates problematic law

(Newser) - Thanks to a law one expert calls one of the strictest in the nation, North Carolina teens who take nude photos of themselves can be charged as adult sex offenders. The Fayetteville Observer looks at the law as it applies to one 16-year-old girl, Brianna Denson, who was listed on... More »

Sexting: Everyone's Doing It, and It May Be Good for You

New study shows correlation between sexting and overall sexual satisfaction

(Newser) - Sexting gets a bad rap. A quick survey on the subject turns up political scandals , creepy cops , teen sex rings , and horny FBI agents . But, a new study shows sexting can be a part of a healthy, satisfying sex life and is far more common than you might think. In... More »

'Frank Underwood' Steps Down After Sexting Scandal

Diehl quits Mo. speakership, GOP seat

(Newser) - Missouri House Speaker John Diehl says that he's resigning from the Legislature after acknowledging that he exchanged sexually suggestive text messages with a college student serving as a Capitol intern. The married father of three says he is stepping down both from his House speaker position and from his... More »

Politician Admits to Sexting Weiner's Old Flame

Rep. Justin Moed is sorry he sent Sydney Leathers money, gifts

(Newser) - A porn star who's no stranger to political scandals has been thrown back in the spotlight, this time for sexting with an Indiana state lawmaker. Sydney Leathers , who made headlines in the Anthony Weiner sexting brouhaha, tells Fox News she exchanged sexually explicit picture and text messages with Rep.... More »

'British Weiner' Quits Over Paisley PJs Photo

'I have been a complete fool,' says Brooks Newmark

(Newser) - Britain's Conservative Party kicked off its annual conference with a healthy round of embarrassment: The party's minister for civil society has stepped down amid an Anthony Weiner-like sex scandal, reports the BBC . Brooks Newmark, who is married with five children, resigned from his post after it emerged that... More »

Cops Back Off Plan to Photograph Boy's Erection

They won't serve warrant in Virginia sexting case

(Newser) - Sanity appears to have prevailed in Manassas, Virginia, where authorities had planned to chemically induce an erection in a 17-year-old boy accused of making child pornography by sending explicit photos of himself to his 15-year-old girlfriend. Police had obtained a search warrant allowing them to take photographs of the teen'... More »

For Sexting Case, Cops to Take Photos of Aroused Teen

Virginia family is fighting court order against 17-year-old male

(Newser) - "This is crazy," says the defense lawyer. See if you agree: A Virginia teenager is fighting efforts by police who want to take photos of him in a sexually aroused state to try to prove a sexting case against him. Prosecutors in Prince William County told a judge... More »

Cop: Dad Sexted With Teen as Son Baked in Car

Justin Ross Harris makes first court appearance

(Newser) - Justin Ross Harris exchanged sexually explicit messages and nude photos with six women as his 22-month-old son baked to death in a hot car—including one 17-year-old, police detective Phil Stoddard testified today, as Harris appeared in court for a probable cause hearing. Harris' lawyer objected repeatedly during the testimony,... More »

Doctor Constantly Sexted During Surgery, Say Officials

Seattle anesthesiologist Arthur Zilberstein has been suspended

(Newser) - There's multitasking and then there's the case of Dr. Arthur Zilberstein: The Seattle anesthesiologist has been suspended over a laundry list of allegations including "moral turpitude" and "preoccupation with sexual matters" that are an apparent result of his near-constant sexting—while he was supervising C-sections and... More »

Huge Teen Sexting Ring Busted

Instagram page had more than 1K explicit pictures, videos

(Newser) - After being tipped off by a mom concerned about her daughter's Instagram activity, police busted a huge teen sexting ring in Virginia, WRIC reports. "Some guys made up an Instagram page, and they got naked pictures from all these girls, and they started posting them on the Instagram... More »

44 Celebrity Sexting Scandals

Step away from the phone/computer, stars...

(Newser) - So, it's 2013 now, you'd think most boldface names would have gotten the memo: Don't email, text message, or otherwise communicate any pictures or message you wouldn't want getting out, blared on the front page of every tabloid for all the world to see. And yet.... More »

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