Former New Jersey Scout Volunteer Pleads Guilty to Possession of Child Porn

Until February 2014, Gregory Aker had been a respected Assistant Scout Master of Clark Knights of Columbus Troop 310 and had also been a Cub Scouts Den leader and a district vice chairman and chairman. He had also served as a religion instructor at St. Theresa of the Child Jesus Church in Linden, New Jersey. […]

NY State Legislator’s Sex Abuse Defense-Diminished Capacity

A New York state legislator running for re-election has formulated a unique defense strategy as he faces criminal charges for sexually abusing two Boy Scouts. Michael Kelsey, a 37-year-old attorney and former assistant Boy Scout master in Fishkill, was indicted by a grand jury in June on five charges: first-degree sexual abuse and first-degree attempted […]

Former United Kingdom Scout Leader Sentenced to 12 Years for Sex Abuse

Police described him as a “predatory sex offender” as an English court heard testimony from officers and victims. Antony Jones, 50, was sentenced to 12 years in prison after pleading guilty to 15 counts of indecent assault on a child under 14, seven of inciting a child under 14 to commit an act of gross […]

Abuse Survivors Force Boy Scouts to Release Perversion Files

In a landmark ruling for New Jersey, a state judge in Hackensack ruled that the Boy Scouts of America must release their Ineligible Volunteer Files (aka “Perversion Files”) in a civil lawsuit. The suit was filed against the BSA by a man who was sexually molested as a child by his Boy Scout leader, Stephen […]

Elderly Twins Who Served as Boy Scouts’ Volunteers Indicted for Sexual Abuse

Twin brothers Jack and Jerry Cassidy have been indicted by a grand jury in Kentucky on charges of possession of matter portraying sexual performance by a minor, sodomy, indecent and immoral practices with another (under age 15) and sexual abuse. The Cassidy brothers were Boy Scout volunteers in the 1970’s and police have discovered journals […]

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