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New Mexico Boy Scout Officials Put Youths At Risk By Failing To Report Sex Abuser to Police

New Mexico Boy Scout Officials Put Youths At Risk By Failing To Report Sex Abuser to Police

By: Tyler Aliperto New Mexico’s Troop 287 and the Boy Scouts of America could be held responsible for the actions of an alleged child molester who they allowed to quietly leave their organization without notifying local police. Jerry Tully (sometimes spelled Tulley) was undesirably discharged from the United States army, where he had been positioned…
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Former Boy Scout Seeks Punitive Damages Against Boy Scouts

Today, former Boy Scout, Steven Parker, filed a request with the Ramsey County District Court, asking the Court to allow him to seek punitive damages against both the Boy Scouts of America and the Northern Star Council because they concealed information involving thousands of sexually abusive Boy Scout Leaders. [Click Here for Memorandum in Support…
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Victim of Serial Pedophile Files Suit Against Archdiocese of Boston

Victim of Serial Pedophile Files Suit Against Archdiocese of Boston

Survivor Was Repeatedly Abused by Brother Tony Holmes While Living at the Nazareth Child Care Center in Jamaica Plain BOSTON (July 17, 2017) — AJ, a survivor of child sex abuse who lives in New York City, today filed a lawsuit against the Archdiocese of Boston for abuse he suffered while living at the Archdiocese’s…
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Manhattan Council Of Boy Scouts Has Protected Alleged Child Molesters For Decades

Manhattan Council Of Boy Scouts Has Protected Alleged Child Molesters For Decades

By: Tyler Aliperto The Manhattan Council of Boy Scouts has spent decades protecting scout leaders accused of child molestation. A quick run-through of the LA Time’s Perversion Files reveals at least six men who were either accused of, or admitted to, child molestation and were never reported to authorities by the Manhattan Council. Edward Rodriguez, Edward Bains,…
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Former Fayetteville North Carolina AAU Basketball Coach Indicted On More Than 70 Sex Abuse Charges

Former Fayetteville North Carolina AAU Basketball Coach Indicted On More Than 70 Sex Abuse Charges

By: Tyler Aliperto Rodney Scott, an ex-AAU basketball coach and former assistant basketball coach at Pine Forest High School, has now been indicted on more than 70 charges of sexual abuse by a Cumberland County grand jury relating to abuse occurring between the years 2001-2016. Scott, also a former substitute teacher, has recently been charged with…
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As Boy Scout Leader and AAU Swim Coach, David J. Beardsley’s Sexual Abuse of Children Spans Across St. Paul Youth Organizations

As Boy Scout Leader and AAU Swim Coach, David J. Beardsley’s Sexual Abuse of Children Spans Across St. Paul Youth Organizations

Attorney Calls for Youth-Serving Organizations to Share Information: Witnesses Are Encouraged to Contact Investigator Assistant Boy Scout Leader David J. Beardsley appeared on the surface to be an ideal Scout Leader. Beardsley was a member of the Order of Arrow and even received a District Award of Merit. Beardsley was young (30 years old), single, had…
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Sexually Abusive Boy Scout Leaders in Newark, New Jersey

Arnold Edward Codispoti [Click on name to view IV Perversion File] Arnold Edward Codispoti was a Scout Leader with Newark Troop 65 and Explorer Troop 654.  In addition to being a Scout Leader, Codispoti was a Sergeant with the Essex County  Police. Codispoti directed the Essex Council’s Order of the Arrow program and was named policeman…
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Sexual Abuse Advocates and Attorneys Warn Archdiocese of New York Sexual Abuse Fund May be Bait-and-Switch

Sexual Abuse Advocates and Attorneys Warn Archdiocese of New York Sexual Abuse Fund May be Bait-and-Switch

(New York, NY – Friday, October 7, 2016) At a press conference in front of St. Patrick’s Cathedral in New York City, Sexual Abuse attorneys along with survivors of sexual abuse warned that Cardinal Timothy Dolan’s recently proposed “Independent Reconciliation and Compensation Program” for those who have survived abuse by priests or deacons of the…
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Is Cardinal Dolan Taking a Page from His Milwaukee Play Book When Creating Fund for Sexual Abuse Survivors?

Is Cardinal Dolan Taking a Page from His Milwaukee Play Book When Creating Fund for Sexual Abuse Survivors?

After years of playing hardball with survivors of clergy sexual abuse by using the antiquated New York statute of limitations to have cases dismissed, today, Cardinal Timothy Dolan announced a plan by the Archdiocese of New York to handle claims of sexual abuse by its clergy. The timing of the Cardinal’s and the Archdiocese’s sudden interest…
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Suspicious Assignment Histories Are Not Just in the Movies: Fr. Thomas Harkin and the Diocese of Camden, NJ

Suspicious Assignment Histories Are Not Just in the Movies: Fr. Thomas Harkin and the Diocese of Camden, NJ

With eight short parish assignments, two leaves of absence, two assignments outside the Diocese, permanent removal as a priest and four sexual abuse lawsuits, Fr. Thomas Harkins has a history right out of the Spotlight movie. One of the most informative aspects of the movie Spotlight, that depicted the Boston Globe’s news coverage of the…
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Jury Awards $2.1 Million to Abuse Victims

Jury Awards $2.1 Million to Abuse Victims

(Minneapols, Minnesota) A Hennepin County jury awarded two victims of sexual abuse by local Casting Director Matthew Feeney, $2,073,078.04 for past and future emotional distress and health care costs. The verdict came at the end of a three-day jury trial held in Hennepin County District Court in front of Hon. Thomas Sipkins. Minneapolis attorney Patrick…
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With abuse law ending, Diocese of Winona faces uncertain future

With abuse law ending, Diocese of Winona faces uncertain future

By Jerome Christenson, Winona Daily News On May 31, 1958, Thomas Paul Adamson was ordained a priest for the Roman Catholic Diocese of Winona. More than a half-century later, the Diocese of Winona has received 36 accusations of child sexual abuse by Adamson, one of 17 men who served as priests in the diocese who…
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