Philip Foglietta, Poly Prep Football Coach, Accused Of Molesting "Dozens, If Not Hundreds" Of Boys Two Decades Ago

03/18/2010 05:12 am ET | Updated May 25, 2011

An elite Brooklyn private school long dogged by accusations that its football coach molested his players was slapped yesterday with a federal lawsuit by seven alumni alleging it covered up the sexual abuse for decades.

The suit, filed in Brooklyn federal court, accuses the current and former headmasters of Poly Prep Country Day School in Dyker Heights of having known that the football coach, Philip Foglietta, abused "dozens, if not hundreds" of boys.


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