Secret Service agent indicted for 'sexting'

Lee Robert Moore is pictured in this undated booking photo provided by the Delaware Department of Justice. Moore, a U.S. Secret Service officer assigned to the White House, was arrested this week after he sent naked pictures of himself to someone he thought was a 14-year-old girl, according to a criminal complaint. REUTERS/Delaware Department of Justice/Handout via Reuters

WASHINGTON (Reuters) - A federal grand jury has indicted a U.S. Secret Service officer who allegedly sent naked pictures of himself to an undercover police officer posing as a 14-year-old girl, the U.S. Justice Department said on Wednesday.

The suspect, Lee Robert Moore, 37, was indicted on one count of attempting to send obscene material to a minor, the department said in a statement.


(Reporting by Washington Newsroom)