New York - Haredi rabbi was arrested and convicted of attempting to have sex with an underage girl, according to court proceedings.
Rabbi Nathan David Rabinowich, was arrested in February, and charged with four sexual offenses, including attempted rape after he sent explicit emails to an undercover agent posing as a 14-year-old girl.
The rabbi was on his way to meet her for a sexual encounter in Queens, New York.
Rabinowich pleaded guilty to attempted criminal sex act, with a victim, who is under 15-years-old.
He was arrested when he left his home in Brooklyn and came to Queens to meet with the 14-year-old girl and to have sex.
Rabinowich faces one attempted rape charge and two luring a child charges. If convicted, he faces four years in prison. The rabbi is due back in court next month.