Perversion Files

‘There's no rehabbing the Boy Scouts.’ Former scout speaks out about latest lawsuit

Date Shared: June 1st, 2024
Date Released: August 5th, 2019
Matt Stewart traces the growing line of men who say they were sexually abused by their trusted Boy Scout leaders back nearly two decades and finds himself. “Here we are 20 years later,” he said. “And the story just keeps getting bigger and bigger.”   More:New lawsuit: Nearly 800 accuse Boy Scouts of failing to protect them from sex abuse In 2003, Stewart and his brother Tom filed a lawsuit that broke new ground in the effort – still ongoing today – to unearth the scope of abuse in scouting.  The case, filed against the Boy Scouts...

Ex-Boy Scouts official blasts child-protection efforts

Date Shared: January 8th, 2024
Date Released: October 12th, 2021
The former youth protection director for the Boy Scouts of America said Tuesday the organization is not doing enough to protect children from sexual abuse and is still trying to maintain a veil of secrecy over decades of past abuse. In a speech at the National Press Club, Michael Johnson urged Congress to investigate the BSA’s efforts to cover-up decades of past abuse, as well as the dangers he said the organization still poses to children. “The Boy Scouts of America is not safe for kids. It is safer, but it is not safe for kids,” he said.

Disturbing new information about Savannah man listed in perversion files

Date Shared: November 7th, 2023
Date Released: November 2nd, 2012
Several scouts in his Savannah-area troop accused him of molesting them back in 1972. They said Dubois fondled them at his home and on camping trips. They also said he had oral sex with them. According to his file, just four months after Dubois was kicked out of one of the  Savannah-area troops, a man with the same name registered to join the Boy Scouts in Montgomery, AL. The national headquarters sent a detailed inquiry to the Montgomery branch, asking if this was same man who lived in Savanna four months earlier; the same man who worked as...

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