Predators will try to work with their prey. Bad laws, policies and guilty bystanders help them.

Boy Scouts of America to pay US$7m in sexual abuse case

the Guardian
A man who says he was sexually abused by a Connecticut scout leader in the mid-1970s has won a $7m jury verdict against the Boy Scouts of America. Lawyers for the man said the decision handed down on Friday in Waterbury superior court was the largest award for compensatory damages against the Boy Scouts’ national organization. The jury also…Read More
Background checks don't work until there's a conviction. In Maryland, that's possible now, in NY it wouldn't be.

Head of Md. swim club arrested on child sex abuse charges

Washington Post
A woman approached police last month alleging that Huott had “engaged her in sex acts on numerous occasions while she was a minor in his care,” according to a statement by Montgomery County police. The abuse started in the mid 1980s, when the victim was 7, and continued for several years, according to police allegations filed in court records. …Read More
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