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Jerry Sandusky could collect pension in prison
 
Former Penn State assistant coach Jerry Sandusky tries to explain away the sexual abuse charges against him in a lengthy New York Times interview, but he still looks and sounds guilty, critics say.
Former Penn State assistant coach Jerry Sandusky tries to explain away the sexual abuse charges against him in a lengthy New York Times interview, but he still looks and sounds guilty, critics say.
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Disgraced former Penn State football coach Jerry Sandusky, who was convicted last week on 45 criminal counts for sexually abusing 10 boys, could retain his $59,000 annual pension while he is in prison. While he awaits sentencing, Sandusky is still collecting his monthly $4,908.17 pension check. According to CBS Philly, sex-related offenses are not on the list of 22 crimes for which a former Pennsylvania employee could lose his or her pension. Currently, a handful of bills are before the Pennsylvania legislature seeking to expand that list of crimes. A spokesperson for the State Employees' Retirement System would not comment on Sandusky's case. 

 

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