The Boy Scouts of America Cascade Pacific Council sign is shown Tuesday, Sept. 13, 2011, in Portland, Ore. Four men who say they suffered sex abuse by a Boy Scout troop leader in the 1970s have filed ... more 
The Boy Scouts of America Cascade Pacific Council sign is shown Tuesday, Sept. 13, 2011, in Portland, Ore. Four men who say they suffered sex abuse by a Boy Scout troop leader in the 1970s have filed suit against the organization and its Portland branch, alleging the Scouts knew the leader was a threat but did nothing to stop him. The suit filed Tuesday in Multnomah County Circuit Court seeks $5 million per victim. The four say they were between the ages of 12 and 14 in 1976 when they were abused. The national Boy Scouts of America said in a statement Tuesday its reviewing the lawsuits. (AP Photo/Rick Bowmer) less 
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Associated Press | Photo By Rick Bowmer
Tue, Sep 13, 2011 5:08 PM EDT