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Boy Scout "Perversion Files" released

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PORTLAND, Ore. -Attorneys have released the so-called Boy Scout "perversion files." 

Paul Mones says the 14,500 pages of documents represent "the anguish of thousands of Scouts" who were abused by Scout leaders. 

Mones' colleague, Kelly Clark, says the Boy Scouts failed to protect Scouts by keeping files on suspected pedophiles confidential. 

"You do not keep secrets hidden about dangers to children," Clark says. 

Clark and Mones obtained files on 1,200 suspected pedophiles in a 2010 lawsuit that ended with a jury ruling against the Boy Scouts of America and ordering the organization to pay $20 million. 

The two attorneys plan to release all 14,500 documents used in the case at kellyclarkattorney.com.

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