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A deputy press secretary for the Homeland Security Department was arrested last week and charged with trying to seduce a child online. Brian J. Doyle, 55, was placed on unpaid leave after the Sheriff’s Office in Polk County, Fla., accused him of having sexually explicit online conversations with an undercover detective posing as a 14-year-old girl. Doyle also allegedly sent her pornographic movie clips, and a nonsexual photo of himself wearing a Homeland Security pin on his lapel and standing in the department’s headquarters.

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