CERT computer expert faces sex charges

Wednesday, 27 August 2003, 12:33 AM EST

A Carnegie Mellon University computer security expert is accused of using the Internet to arrange a sexual rendezvous with someone he believed to be a naive 15-year-old Westmoreland County girl named "Kelly."

Ian A. Finlay, of Spahr Street, Shadyside, didn't know that Kelly was really a Greensburg policeman who decided to do a little homework while taking a course on how to pose as a child to catch sexual predators, state police said Friday.

Finlay, 26, an Internet system security analyst for the Computer Emergency Response Team (CERT) Coordination Center, was arraigned on 10 counts of unlawful contact with a minor and single counts of attempted involuntary deviate sexual intercourse and attempted statutory sexual assault.

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