December 30, 2011 Comments Off on Pediatrician Accused Of Sexually Abusing, Videotaping Young Girls
Pediatrician Accused Of Sexually Abusing, Videotaping Young Girls
By JENNIFER EVANS pix11.com June 29 2011
MINEOLA, N.Y. (PIX11) – A Long Island pediatrician has been indicted by a grand jury on charges of sexual abuse of girls as young as 11-years old, Nassau County District Attorney Kathleen Rice announced Wednesday.
Dr. Rakesh Punn, 53, of Bethpage was previously charged nearly a year ago for secretly videotaping young female patients while they were naked in his office. This week, Punn was charged with 28 counts of assault in the second degree,10 counts of sexual abuse in the first degree, 3 counts of promoting sexual performance by a child,1 count of possessing a sexual performance by a child, 6 counts of unlawful surveillance in the second degree, 7 counts of fraudulently obtaining a signature and 1 count of criminal possession of a forged instrument in the third degree.
December 28, 2011 Comments Off on Words deleted from the dust jacket of “Sybil Exposed”
Words deleted from the dust jacket of “Sybil Exposed”
Authentication of Simon & Schuster’s legal department stating that they would delete the words “first person” from the dust jacket of Debbie Nathan’s book “Sybil Exposed”,
giving the impression that Ms. Nathan was the first to discover something new proving the Sybil case a fraud,
Evidence on website below or “SYBIL in her own words” Facebook page
December 27, 2011 Comments Off on Another Sandusky accuser comes forward – CBSNEWS online
A twelfth man claims he was sexually abused by former Penn State assistant football coach Jerry Sandusky. The alleged victim has filed a civil law suit. Betty Nguyen reports
December 24, 2011 Comments Off on Conlin accused by 7th alleged victim
Conlin accused by 7th alleged victim
Dec 24, 2011
Another woman came forward Friday to accuse Hall of Fame baseball writer Bill Conlin of sexually abusing her when she was a child, The Philadelphia Inquirer reported….
The latest accuser is the third person to come forward since Tuesday when The Inquirer first published a report detailing the alleged abuse of three women and one man, who claimed the long-time columnist molested them during the 1970s when they were aged between seven and 12….
The now mother-of-two said she decided to break her decades-long silence in light of the courage of the other victims.
“When I read it, I started to cry,” she told the paper. “I just felt overwhelmed. The fact that I wasn’t the only one made me feel stronger.”
The 77-year-old Conlin, a fixture in the Philadelphia sports scene for nearly 50 years, retired abruptly Tuesday from the Philadelphia Daily News, where he worked since 1965.
He has declined to comment publicly on the allegations, denying them through his attorney….
Prosecutors in New Jersey, where the alleged abuses occurred, said no criminal charges would be filed against Conlin because the statute of limitations had passed.
Conlin’s attorney, George Bochetto, said Tuesday his client was “obviously floored by these accusations, which supposedly happened 40 years ago. He has engaged me to do everything possible to bring the facts forward to vindicate his name.”
Slade McLaughlin, a lawyer for three of the female accusers, told WTXF-TV he thought his clients did the right thing by going public and said he believed they were telling the truth.
“They are extremely believable . . . nothing about anything any of these women told me sounded at all like it was feigned, or made up, or twisted,” he said.
He added that there would be no lawsuits as his clients were not interested in money.
December 24, 2011 Comments Off on Insurer for Sandusky-founded charity asks court to rule against it having to pay for lawsuits
Insurer for Sandusky-founded charity asks court to rule against it having to pay for lawsuits
By Associated Press, Friday, December 23, 2011
HARRISBURG, Pa. — An insurance company for a charity founded by Jerry Sandusky argued in a federal complaint Friday that it should not have to pay legal expenses or claims for the former Penn State assistant football coach now accused of molesting children.
Federal Insurance Co. said it would be wrong for the company to have to cover Sandusky because he is accused of conduct that did not involve his position as an executive or employee of The Second Mile, a charity for at-risk youth he founded in 1977.
In addition, “Pennsylvania courts have found that a person who sexually abuses a minor should not expect his insurer to cover his misconduct, particularly where the average insured purchasing insurance would cringe at the very suggestion that he was paying for coverage arising out of sexual abuse of a child,” lawyers for the New Jersey-based company wrote.
Sandusky is charged with sexually abusing 10 boys over more than a decade. He has denied the allegations and is awaiting trial in Centre County after waiving a preliminary hearing earlier this month.
December 22, 2011 Comments Off on Penn State Officials Face Trial In Abuse Case, radio interview on child molesters
Penn State Officials Face Trial In Sex Abuse Case
by Jeff Brady
December 17, 2011
Accused of trying to cover up Penn State’s child sex abuse scandal, two former administrators will face a trial on perjury charges. A judge made that decision at a preliminary hearing on Friday, as NPR’s Jeff Brady reports. Warning: This segment contains language that may not be suitable for all audiences. http://www.npr.org/2011/12/17/143886780/penn-state-officials-face-trial-in-sex-abuse-case
Penn State officials to stand trial in abuse case
By Mark Shade HARRISBURG, Pa Fri Dec 16, 2011
(Reuters) – A judge ruled on Friday that two former senior Penn State officials must stand trial on charges of lying to a grand jury about what they knew of sexual abuse allegations against former coach Jerry Sandusky.
District Judge William Wenner decided there was enough evidence against former Penn State athletic director Tim Curley and finance official Gary Schultz that they should be brought to trial. The ruling capped a court hearing where a key witness, Mike McQueary, testified in public for the first time that he saw Sandusky in a sex act with a 10-year-old boy in 2002.
The explosive allegations against Sandusky have shocked the university and the college-sports world, and focused national attention on the serious problem of child sex abuse. The story told by McQueary, a graduate assistant in the university’s football program at the time, is key to the case against the two Penn State officials and Sandusky.
This is because McQueary testified that he personally witnessed the abuse and then told his boss, former head coach Joe Paterno, who in turn told Curley. Even though McQueary’s account was passed up the line of authority at Penn State, no one told police and Sandusky’s alleged behavior continued for years.
Curley and Schultz deny that they lied to the grand jury and say that Paterno and McQueary only told them in general terms about the incident and not in graphic detail. Sandusky has been charged with 52 counts of child sexual abuse involving 10 victims over 15 years. The identity of two of the victims, including the boy in the shower, remains unknown, prosecutors said. Sandusky has said he is innocent….
“I believe he was sexually molesting the boy,” McQueary testified at the hearing in the Dauphin County Courthouse on Friday. http://www.reuters.com/article/2011/12/17/us-crime-coach-pennstate-idUSTRE7BF01R20111217
Radio talk show host Keith Hansen interviews researcher and former therapist, Lynn Crook, M.Ed., on current issues related to child molesters. Where do we find them? How do they operate? When should we decide what to do if our child is molested? http://vyzygothraw.com/audio/crook.mp3