“An expert who has been working with the Boy Scouts revealed that there may have been as many as 7,819 allegedly sexually abusive troop leaders and volunteers in the storied organization, according to newly released court documents. More than 7,800 individuals allegedly abused 12,254 victims, according to the court testimony.” ABC News: More than 12,000 Boy Scout members were victims of sexual abuse.

+ And those numbers may be lower than the reality. The news of this historical data is bringing other victims forward. USA Today: Hundreds of former Boy Scouts reveal new sexual abuse claims, exposing 150 alleged pedophiles.