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Agency confirms that SEC porn scandal resulted in zero firings

So what happens when you watch, nay, ogle copious amounts of porn while on your computer at work? Well, if you work for the Securities and Exchange Commission … absolutely nothing.

Twenty-eight employees (and five contractors) were investigated for their lewd and lascivious viewing habits, however, not one was fired.

According to Ed O’Keefe at the Federal Eye blog:

Of the employees, eight resigned and six were suspended for periods lasting one to 14 days, the inspector general, H. David Kotz, said in an letter Tuesday to Sen. Charles E. Grassley (R-Iowa). Five were issued formal reprimands, six were issued informal counseling or warning letters, and three are currently facing disciplinary action.

… as well as ♪ two bondage fans, and a partridge in a pear tree ♪.

The revelation comes nearly three months after The Washington Times broke the original story. According a recent AP report, those 28 employees were discovered after Kotz “conducted 33 probes of employees” over the course of the past five years. The report found that one “senior official” either spent his entire eight-hour day watching and downloading porn, or was simply investigating the wrong “troubled assets.”

Full story: Federal Eye – SEC porn scandal results in zero firings, agency says

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  • rainmaker1145

    How’s that hopey-changey thing working out for ya’?

  • libertyatstake

    Thinking outside the box … could be an opportunity here to bring tranquility to the nation … let’s pipe porn directly into Capitol Hill … maybe then nothing would get done and we could all get back to normal.

    http://libertyatstake.blogspot.com/
    [For a light hearted take on our present peril]

  • emem

    And their peers will be enforcing and administrating OBamacare.

  • rick013

    Does this really surprise anyone? They are public service employees. It almost takes an act of congress to get rid of them. Hey, correct me if I’m wrong; but could they be arrested by the police if some of these 28 were checking out kiddy porn?

  • patrick

    govt employees: no skin in the game, no incentive to work hard, can’t be fired, and overpaid. other then all that there is no problem with them. perhaps lack of competence…