Thursday, July 12, 2012

Damning report lifts lid on how Sandusky was free to carry on sexually abusing kids because Penn State's 'most powerful men' hid the facts for 14 yrs

Penn State's internal investigation released a final report Thursday describing how the University's top officials 'repeatedly concealed critical facts' about former assistant coach Jerry Sandusky's sexual abuse of young boys for over a decade.

The report told of how the four administrators knew about an assault that took place in 1998 but showed 'callous disregard' for victims by covering it up and keeping the situation quiet so as to avoid bad publicity.

Shocking testimony from a war veteran janitor showed the 'culture of reverence' for football that blinded anyone from reporting the wrongdoing in fear that 'they'd get rid of us all'.

'The most powerful men at Penn State failed to take any steps for 14 years to protect the children who Sandusky victimized,’ the Freeh report states. In the years following the initial sex assualt, seven more boys were victimized which could have been prevented if the men had reported Sandusky to the police immediately. Read More