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Omaha Steve Donating Member (1000+ posts) Send PM | Profile | Ignore Wed Nov-30-11 09:29 PM
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1st Penn State Abuse Suit Comes From New Accuser
Source: AP-Excite

By MARYCLAIRE DALE

PHILADELPHIA (AP) - Former Penn State assistant football coach Jerry Sandusky sexually abused a boy more than 100 times and threatened to harm his family to keep him quiet, according to a lawsuit filed Wednesday by a new accuser who is not part of the criminal case.

The 29-year-old, identified only as John Doe, had never told anyone about the abuse he claims he suffered until Sandusky was charged this month with abusing other boys. His lawyer said he filed a complaint with law enforcement on Tuesday. He became the first plaintiff to file suit in the Penn State child sex abuse scandal a day later.

Sandusky has acknowledged that he showered with boys but denied molesting them. His lawyer did not immediately return a message about the lawsuit.

The lawsuit claims Sandusky abused the boy from 1992, when the boy was 10, until 1996 in encounters at the coach's State College home, in a Penn State locker room and on trips, including to a bowl game. The account echoes a grand jury's description of trips, gifts and attention lavished on other boys.

Read more: http://sports.excite.com/news/11302011/v9852.html
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lbrtbell Donating Member (1000+ posts) Send PM | Profile | Ignore Wed Nov-30-11 10:16 PM
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1. Over 100 times?
This just boggles my mind. What has to be wrong with a person, to harm innocent children this way?

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TheWraith Donating Member (1000+ posts) Send PM | Profile | Ignore Wed Nov-30-11 10:26 PM
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2. Get ready for the slow flood.
This guy probably had dozens and dozens of victims over the course of decades.
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SoapBox Donating Member (1000+ posts) Send PM | Profile | Ignore Wed Nov-30-11 11:45 PM
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3. And yet, Coach Perv walks around town...
Hey Judge...be proud of not tossing this sicko in the can...be VERY proud.
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Are_grits_groceries Donating Member (1000+ posts) Send PM | Profile | Ignore Thu Dec-01-11 02:42 AM
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5. The judge who first handled his bail
is no longer on the case. I believe the new judge could jail him, but I think they are waiting on the prosecutors to ask that bail be revoked. There is another hearing in December, and that may be when action is taken.

All judges from Centre County where PSU is located have recused themselves. Outside judges with no apparent ties to anybody at PSU have been assigned. The lead judge is the one who presided over the trial for the judges who sent kids to jail for cash.
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defendandprotect Donating Member (1000+ posts) Send PM | Profile | Ignore Thu Dec-01-11 12:27 AM
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4. k/r --- Takes quite some courage to come forward -- !!
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