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Secret Service Officer Faces Hearing in Child Sexting Case

Lee Robert Moore, 37, of Church Hill, Maryland, is accused of sending explicit messages & photos to who he thought was a 14-year-old girl

Secret Service Agent in Sexting Case to Appear in Court

Lee Robert Moore will appear in federal court Thursday for a preliminary hearing in Delaware after being accussed of sexting someone he believed to be a 14-year-old girl. (Published Thursday, Nov. 19, 2015)

Prosecutors say a Secret Service officer charged with trying to solicit sex from an undercover agent he thought was a 14-year-old girl also had online sex chats with actual young girls and had a small arsenal of weapons at home.

They said in court filings that a preliminary investigation indicates Lee Robert Moore has had online contact with two young girls.

Moore, who worked as a uniformed officer at the White House, surrendered to police Nov. 9 after being placed on administrative leave the previous week. He was arrested in an online sex sting by Delaware State Police. Top News Photos: Phoenix Cops Face FalloutTop News Photos: Phoenix Cops Face Fallout

On Thursday, Moore waived the right to a hearing to determine whether probable cause exists to support a federal charge against him of trying to transfer obscene material to a minor.[[

  

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