Anthony Weiner Spent Absurd Sum to ‘Investigate’ His Own Sexts




Crying “I’ve been hacked!” to cover up a big mistake on Twitter is all too easy. You’ll have skeptics and you might have to work hard to convince them your lie is the truth, in part because some people and brands intentionally fake hacks as a desperate cry for attention. Sometimes, covering up your error might mean shelling out thousands of dollars.

Back in 2011, then-Congressman Anthony Weiner tweeted a photo of his crotch in a botched direct message. The recipient, of course, was not his wife, Huma Abedin. At first, Weiner claimed he’d been hacked and that someone else had thrown the intimate image onto his feed. Read more…

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