Ex-trooper in nude dance video case keeps pension

Mar 2, 2012, 11:40 AM

LEWISBURG, Pa. (AP) – A former Pennsylvania state trooper who admitted sending a webcam video of himself dancing in the nude to an agent posing as a 13-year-old girl won’t lose his $2,900 a month pension.

Forty-four-year-old Douglas Sversko of Lewisburg, pleaded guilty in Dauphin County in December to unlawful contact with a minor and criminal use of a communication device.

The Harrisburg Patriot-News reports that according to the State Employees Retirement System, those are not among the crimes for which a pension is forfeited.

Sversko sent the video in March 2010 after approaching what he thought was a teenage girl in an online chat room. After pleading guilty, he was given five years of probation that included six months of house arrest and a sex offender registration requirement.

He retired last year.

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Information from: The Patriot-News,
http://www.pennlive.com/patriotnews

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