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Anthony Weiner  yearbook image via New York Magazine Anthony Weiner yearbook image via New York Magazine  

Weiner paid private eye $45,000 to investigate own 2011 Twitter ‘hacking’ lie

Serial sexter Anthony Weiner paid a private eye nearly $45,000 in campaign cash to investigate his lie that a hacker posted a crotch shot on his Twitter feed, campaign spending records show.

Weiner’s brazen attempt to cover his tracks occurred shortly after Memorial Day weekend in 2011, when his first sexting scandal erupted and he went into furious spin control trying to save his career in Congress.

He maintained that he had been victimized — and promised an investigation to get to the bottom of how it happened.

Full story: Weiner campaign paid private eye $45,000 to investigate own 2011 Twitter ‘hacking’ lie, reports show