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Boy Scouts of America files for bankruptcy amid sexual abuse lawsuits

CBS News Tuesday, 18 February 2020
The Boy Scouts of America has filed for bankruptcy protection. The organization is facing an onslaught of lawsuits from men who claimed they were sexually abused by scoutmasters and other leaders. Errol Barnett reports.
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The group filed the Chapter 11 paperwork overnight in Wilmington federal court.

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