Pa. porn email scandal prompts another resignation

A Pennsylvania county prosecutor is resigning in the wake of a pornographic email scandal that the state attorney general’s office says involved him while he was a high-ranking supervisor there.

Rick Sheetz, who led the criminal division until Attorney General Kathleen Kane took office early last year, resigned Monday from a part-time job as assistant district attorney in Lancaster County.

District Attorney Craig Stedman says the email scandal prompted Sheetz’s departure, first reported Tuesday by Lancaster Newspapers.

Two other former prosecutors from the attorney general’s office, Chris Abruzzo and Glenn Parno, resigned from the Department of Environmental Protection last week as Kane released redacted copies of emails sent or received by them and six other former employees of her office.

All worked for the office when Gov. Tom Corbett was attorney general.

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