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Federal Authorities issues subpoena for Anthony Weiner’s cell phone

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(CNN) — Prosecutors in the office of US Attorney Preet Bharara have issued a subpoena for Anthony Weiner’s cell phone and other records, according to law enforcement officials.

The FBI and the New York Police Department have opened preliminary investigations of allegations that the former congressman exchanged sexually explicit text messages with a purportedly underage girl.
The allegations first surfaced in the Daily Mail.