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Accounting, Please: Boy Scouts, Big Pharma, Avengers

Accounting, Please: Boy Scouts, Big Pharma, Avengers

Skimm This - April 24, 2019 - 11:42

Thousands of Boy Scouts leaders and volunteers have been accused of sexually abusing children - in cases that go back decades. Lawyers are now just scrambling to rep survivors in lawsuits. What’s changed: states have been expanding statute of limitations laws for child sex abuse. We’ll tell you what you need to know. Meanwhile, the feds are hitting a pharma co and two former execs with drug trafficking charges. They’re the first federal charges issued in the opioid epidemic. Also on today’s episode: news you’ll want to be standing up for, and the cast of “The Avengers” would like to thank… China.

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