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

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February 23rd, 2024
A jury in the U.K. found Thursday that a 16-year-old boy who died on a Scout trip in 2018 was unlawfully killed, and a coroner referred the Scout Association to British police for investigation.

February 23rd, 2024
- An inquest jury found a leader and his assistant responsible for unlawful killing, and neglect by the Scout Association contributed. - Lawyers for the Scouts and several other individuals applied to extend the reporting restriction indefinitely, but this was refused following an application by several media organisations including the BBC. - There was also no on-the-day risk assessments carried out for the trip up the Great Orme, and no discussion about safety with the Explorer Scouts by their group leader Sean Glaister, or assistant leader Mary Carr. - The inquest was told that there was no...

Ben Leonard: We will learn from boy's death, scout boss says

Date Shared: February 24th, 2024
Date Released: February 18th, 2024
Source: bbc.com
February 24th, 2024
The Scouts' boss has said he wants to be able to look the parents of a killed boy in the eyes and ensure them the tragedy will not be repeated.  Ben Leonard, 16, from Stockport in Greater Manchester fell from cliffs in Llandudno, Conwy, in August 2018. Matt Hyde, chief executive of The Scout Association, has told the inquest into his death that lessons will be learned.  The organisation has already told the Manchester inquest that it accepts responsibility for the boy's death.

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.


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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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