A former member of the Connecticut Air National Guard has been sentenced to 20 years after pleading guilty to using a computer to coax children to engage in sexual activity, according to the United States Attorney's office.
Keith Haessly, 46, of East Hampton, was charged in June 2015 and found guilty of enticing numerous young boys to engage in unlawful sexual activity, according to court documents.
Officials said Haessly posed as a young girl under the alias Amy Finch on Skype and Omegle and would use previously-recorded videos of females to entice the boys, said Deirdre M. Daly, United States Attorney for the District of Connecticut. Haessly would record the boys' sexual activity and gave some of the images to an individual in Virginia.
Investigators said they found images and videos of 950 children on Haessly's computer.
He was sentenced to 20 years in prison, followed by a lifetime of supervised release.