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Inside The 'Perversion Files' Of The Illinois Boy Scouts

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In this June 14, 2012 file photo, boxes full of records from the Boy Scouts of America are seen next to the Boy Scout oath at an attorney's office in Portland, Ore. (AP Photo/Don Ryan, File)
In this June 14, 2012 file photo, boxes full of records from the Boy Scouts of America are seen next to the Boy Scout oath at an attorney's office in Portland, Ore. (AP Photo/Don Ryan, File)

What do an elementary schoolteacher, a voodoo cultist, a shipping clerk and a prison guard have in common?

Each has a "perversion file" kept by the Boy Scouts of America in secret records that detail decades of sex abuse allegations.

Almost 300 cases involving men and Boy Scout troops throughout Illinois are among the 1,200 secret Boy Scout files released last week by order of the Oregon Supreme Court.

Read the whole story at Chicago, IL Patch