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Boy Scouts files Chapter 11 bankruptcy in the face of thousands of child abuse allegations

USATODAY.com Tuesday, 18 February 2020
Boy Scouts of America is facing hundreds, if not thousands, of sexual abuse cases thanks to changes in the statute of limitations.
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Boy Scouts of America File for Bankruptcy Amid Sexual Abuse Lawsuits On Feb. 18, the Boy Scouts of America (BSA) filed for Chapter 11 bankruptcy protection, as the group faces a growing wave of lawsuits. In 2019, nearly 8,000 Boy Scouts leaders were accused of sexual abusing children dating back...

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