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45 Mass. Residents Named In Boy Scouts' 'Perversion Files'06:12

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The Boy Scouts of America has released a list of more than 1,200 scout volunteers — the so-called “Ineligible Volunteer Files” — which details information going back decades about sexual abuse allegations that were apparently routinely covered up.

The files spanned from 1965 to 1985 and affected scouts from towns all over the country — including in Massachusetts.

The information was revealed as part of a multi-million dollar lawsuit in Oregon against the Boy Scouts, which then became a battle over whether the documents could be made public. Paul Mones, one of the lawyers who won the case, joins Radio Boston to discuss why he is calling for a congressional audit of the Scout movement.


  • Paul Mones, sexual abuse attorney at the law firm, O’Donnell Clark and Crew in Portland, Oregon


This segment aired on October 19, 2012.

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