Workers Punished For Watching Porn

Two dozen federal workers in several states are being reprimanded for watching pornographic material on the clock

By Lacey McCraney
|  Thursday, Mar 10, 2011  |  Updated 8:50 AM CDT
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Federal employees in Chicago and six other cities are being reprimanded for watching porn on the job.

The U.S. Securities and Exchange Commission says 24 workers in Chicago, Washington, D.C., Atlanta, Denver, Boston, Los Angeles and Fort Worth, Tex., watched illicit videos on government computers between 2005 and 2010, according to the Sun-Times.

Eight of the employees resigned after being caught, six others were suspended between a day and two weeks.

The others were either counseled or reprimanded.

None of the employees caught watching the graphic clips is considered a high-ranking official within the commission.

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