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Filed Feb 18th, 2020

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February 18, 2024 will be
FOUR YEARS after the
BSA Bankruptcy was filed.

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February 7th, 2024
Peter Collins Simpson, 28, an employee of the Boy Scouts of America has been arrested for sex abuse of a minor in Molalla, Oregon according to police. On Feb. 1, a Molalla Police officer was on patrol when he came across a car after hours at a park. The officer interviewed the driver identified as 28-year-old Peter Collins Simpson. Police then interviewed a minor in the back seat of the vehicle. The Molalla Police Department says information provided by the minor led to the arrest of Simpson for the charge of Sex Abuse III. Molalla P.D. says the minor...

January 28th, 2024
Boy Scout volunteer, David Lee Nelson, 41, of Redmond, Wash. admitted to hiding cameras in S Bar F Scout Ranch bathrooms and pleaded guilty to two counts of production of child pornography and two counts of attempted production of child pornography.  The charges carry a mandatory minimum sentence of 15 years in prison, followed by a term of supervised release of up to life.

January 18th, 2024
The connection  between the Boy Scouts of America and the Catholic parishes and schools in the Diocese of Honolulu officially came to an end Jan 1. The decision was made at the start of 2023 when Bishop Larry Silva announced the diocese would be parting ways with the Boy Scouts of America on the first day of the year 2024 due to sexual abuse allegations. In a letter released on Jan. 31, 2023, the bishop wrote, “Unfortunately, given the liability issues and our dissatisfaction with the BSA’s cooperation on the issue, we will no longer allow parishes and...

January 6th, 2024
A scout who fell to his death on a trip would still be alive if the walk he was on had been properly planned, a police officer has told an inquest.  Ben Leonard, 16, from Stockport, Greater Manchester, slipped 200ft (61m) from the Great Orme in Llandudno, Conwy, in August 2018. Ben and two friends were walking away from the rest of the group when he slipped and fell, the inquest heard.

January 6th, 2024
Ben Leonard, 16, from Stockport, Greater Manchester, slipped 200ft (61m) from the Great Orme in Llandudno, Conwy, on an Explorer Scouts trip in August 2018. Lawyers for the Scout Association told an inquest in Manchester they accepted they were at fault.


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Bankruptcy Voting Results


82,209
56,536
48,461
25,673
8,073
ONLY 58.95%
ACCEPTED BY
ALL CLAIMANTS
31.22%
DID NOT VOTE
41.05%
REJECTED
OR DID NOT VOTE
7,487
ELECTED
EXPEDITED DISTRIBUTION
ONLY 85.72%
ACCEPTED BY
THOSE THAT VOTED

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