It seemed harmless to Anthony...'But last week his lawyers submitted a huge file calling for him to be spared jail.
It included claims that he has finally acknowledged the 'illness' which made him a serial sexter, and a plea from his wife, Huma Abedin, not to have their son hurt by his sentence.
He finally came clean about the extent and scale of his sexting habit - but came close to blaming his victim for the sexting scandal.
Weiner's attorneys said he continually sexted with women between 20 and did not take therapy seriously at the time, despite the destruction to his political career and his public claims that he was in treatment.
Prosecutors said Weiner, who unsuccessfully ran for mayor in 20, acknowledged to the evaluator an interest in legal, adult, teen-themed pornography.
Amelia, 33, said: 'My partner has been working in America for the past six months, and we've been communicating by Skype.
Anthony Weiner must be jailed because he was obsessed by teen-themed pornography and convinced a 15-year-old girl to strip naked and touch himself for her on Skype and Snapchat, prosecutors said Wednesday.
'That offense – 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.'The document reveals that Weiner 'has acknowledged an interest in legal, adult, teen-themed pornography'.
It said that his submission to the court that 'he deserves a lighter sentence because the Minor Victim's age meant nothing to him rings hollow'.