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Boy Scout Abuse

A new complaint in Orange County Court, Calif., claims the Boy Scouts hid files on “the names of 7,819 Scout leaders and volunteers who have been accused of child sexual abuse” and that “the total number of their victims would be close to 40,000.”

SANTA ANA, Calif. — A new complaint in Orange County Court, Calif., claims the Boy Scouts hid files on “the names of 7,819 Scout leaders and volunteers who have been accused of child sexual abuse” and that “the total number of their victims would be close to 40,000.”

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