Boy Scouts To Pay $850M To Abuse Survivors

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Boy Scouts To Pay $850M To Abuse Survivors
Last year, the Boy Scouts filed for bankruptcy, which prevented new abuse lawsuits against it.
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$850 million — that's how much the Boy Scouts of America could pay in a settlement agreement to the survivors of sexual abuse. 

That deal was reached last night, with lawyers who represent some 60,000 survivors of child sex abuse. 

More than 84,000 people were a part of the lawsuit in total. 

Last year, the Boy Scouts filed for bankruptcy, which prevented new abuse lawsuits against it. 

The settlement deal still needs to be approved by a judge.