PA officials getting jiggy with it
Hundreds of pornographic intraoffice emails received by eight state officials were discovered through an investigation led by Pennsylvania’s Attorney General Kathleen Kane. Investigators recently disclosed the names of two of those involved.
Frank Noonan, currently police commissioner, and Christopher Abruzzo, currently the Environmental Protection Secretary, both now part of Governor Tom Corbett’s administration, were those identified as involved in the scandal. The receipt of the pornographic emails predates their appointments, and the state attorney general’s office was unable to verify whether the men opened the emails they received.
According to the AP, the investigation concluded that the eight people, formerly employed by the Attorney General's Office, sent or received emails containing pornographic material between 2008 and 2012. One man sent more than three dozen and received more than 400.
Reuters reported that officials sent and received emails containing images of sex acts that were labeled with euphemistic titles such as “Chin Strap,” “Cigar,” and “Golf Ball Washer.”
Jay Pagni, Corbett’s spokesperson, said that the governor was unaware of the emails at the time, and it is still unknown if either Noonan or Abruzzo will be ask to step down from their offices.