Corrections officer caught in underage sex stingPosted: Updated:
A Westchester County Corrections Department captain has been taken into police custody in a recent underage sex sting.
Authorities arrested Thomas Abrams, 52, of Wappinger, along with 11 other men as part of a coordinated effort between sheriffs and the FBI called "Operation Spider Byte."
They're accused of using social media to solicit various criminal sexual acts from young girls ranging from 9 to 14 years old.
Abrams has been charged with attempted second-degree criminal sexual act. He is due back in court on July 3.