Former Allegheny professor pleads guilty to possessing and distributing child pornography

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A former Allegheny professor has agreed to pay victims of child pornography.  61-year-old Kirk Nesset pled guilty to possessing and distributing child pornography. 

Police say his collection numbered almost half a million images. 

Nesset will pay eight of the women whose images were taken when they were children.  The terms of the settlement have not been disclosed.  The courts also moved to claim Nesset’s retirement accounts for restitution.  He continues to serve a sentence of six years and four months. 

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