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Top executives did not report suspected Scout abuse cases, files show
Top executives did not report suspected Scout abuse cases, files show

In 1987, a Scoutmaster at a camp in northeast Georgia was accused of fondling a boy in a sleeping bag.The local Boy Scouts executive, Wayne Brock, followed Scouting procedures and documented the allegation before forwarding it to the group's Texas headquarters, where it was added to confidential files on leaders suspected of molesting children. The Scoutmaster was expelled and left town in a matter of days. The police were never told, interviews and records show.DATABASE: Search the "perversion" filesToday, Brock is the chief executive of the Boy Scouts of America.As he and his recent predecessors rose through the ranks of Scouting, they handled at least 120 cases of suspected...

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