Navy SEAL Team 6 member convicted in sexting case

Navy SEAL Team 6 member convicted in sexting case
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NORFOLK, Va. - A member of the Navy's elite SEAL Team 6 has been convicted of indecent conduct in a case where he was accused of impersonating someone and soliciting nude photos of women.

A Navy statement obtained by The Virginian-Pilot says petty Officer 1st Class Aaron Howard was sentenced Friday to 30 days in a military prison.

He was also ordered to forfeit $500 in pay for three months and had his rank reduced.

Prosecutors alleged during a court-martial in Norfolk that Howard pretended to be a female dietitian hired by the Navy in order to get women to send naked pictures.

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