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The Boy Scouts filed for bankruptcy in February 2020 to cope with a rising number of sex-abuse claims. (Photo: Bloomberg) The Boy Scouts filed for bankruptcy in February 2020 to cope with a rising number of sex-abuse claims. (Photo: Bloomberg)

(Bloomberg) — The bankrupt Boy Scouts of America organization faces an unprecedented 92,000 sex-abuse claims as the iconic group navigates complex battles over its insurance policies and network of money and property, according to a victims’ attorney.

“These are innocent boys who were full of life and hope, and they were abused in some of the most disgusting ways I’ve ever seen,” said attorney Christopher Hurley of Hurley McKenna and Mertz, who represents about 4,000 victims. “There’s a price that now has got to be paid for what happened to these people.”

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