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Last Updated: 08-08-2022
Child Victims Act, Sexual Abuse New York Child Sex Abuse Act Could Help Boy Scout Sex Abuse Victims Seek Justice 

On the surface, the Boy Scouts of America seemed like an outstanding youth program that focused on teaching young boys and adolescents diverse skills and developing their work ethic to achieve their goals and dreams. Unfortunately, this organization is now facing allegations that instead of protecting children and helping them reach their full potential, some […]

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Child Victims Act, Sexual Abuse The Child Victims Act Causes a Ripple Effect in New York (2022 Update)

In 2019, New York Governor Andrew Cuomo signed a monumental piece of legislation called the Child Victims Act. It was a bill conceived out of pain, suffering, and heartache and considered by some to be a long-overdue piece of legislation. The measure gives child survivors of sexual abuse a new pathway to seek justice and compensation […]

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Child Victims Act How the New York Child Victims Act Can Benefit You

The New York Child Victims Act (CVA) was passed in August 2019. CVA provided a one-year look-back window that allowed many survivors of child sexual abuse to bring a civil suit against their abuser and any institution that protected the abuser despite such an action being barred by the existing statute of limitations. For actions […]

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Child Victims Act Smithtown Gospel Tabernacle abuse victim comes forward

by Hillary Nappi Since its enactment in February 2019, the Child Victims Act has produced an overwhelming response: hundreds of survivors of childhood sexual abuse have now come forward and are ready to have their voices heard. These survivors are of both genders, all races, live in all parts of New York state, and are […]

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Child Victims Act Staten Island, NY – Former Priest Steps Down Due to Several Sexual Abuse Allegations

Staten Island, NY (July 4, 2019) – Several allegations of sexual abuse have surfaced against a former Staten Island priest who also served as principal and dean at two high schools. Monsignor John Paddock has officially stepped down from his current duties at a Manhattan parish.

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Child Victims Act Ellington, NY – Man Charged for Alleged Sexual Abuse of a Minor

Ellington, NY (July 3, 2019) – According to the Chautauqua County Sheriff’s Office Criminal Investigation Division, a man has been arrested for sexual abuse following an investigation. Frederick Nutt Jr., 49, of Sinclairville, was arrested on Wednesday, July 3rd, for engaging in a criminal sexual act with a juvenile, according to authorities.

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Child Victims Act Elmont, NY – Man Charged with Sexually Abuse of 14-Year-Old Girl

Elmont, NY (July 3, 2019) – Police have arrested a 24-year-old man who turned himself in on Tuesday, July 2nd after he was reported to have sexually abused a 14-year-old girl. The incident took place at a birthday party in Elmont on Sunday, June 30th, according to authorities.

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Child Victims Act Coram, NY –Man Arrested for Rape of 14-Year-Old Girl in Long Island

Coram, NY (June 27, 2019) – A man from Long Island who has been accused of raping a 14-year-old girl is under arrest as of Thursday, June 27th, according to police. 33-year-old Ricardo Gurdon was arrested and subsequently charged with first-degree rape, as well as a first-degree criminal sex act.

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Child Victims Act Liverpool, NY – 38-Year-Old Man Charged with Child Pornography

Liverpool, NY (June 27, 2019) – New York State Police in North Syracuse announced the arrest of a man for possession of child pornography on Thursday, June 27th. According to authorities, Raymond E. Congdon, 38, is now facing charges related to the sexual performance of a child.

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Child Victims Act Canaan, NY – Youth Services Employee Arrested for Sexual Abuse of Minors

Canaan, NY (June 26, 2019) – According to state police, an employee who works for a company that provided youth services has been arrested and accused of sexually abusing minors as of Wednesday, June 26th. Police stated that Kelli Wagers, 39, is the accused employee who now faces several charges.

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