Fairfield U., Others Agree To $60M Haiti Sex Abuse Settlement

Law360 (January 25, 2019, 10:23 PM EST) -- Fairfield University and other religious entities said they would pay more than $60 million to settle allegations that they failed to stop a now-convicted child molester from sexually abusing dozens of boys at a school for disadvantaged children in Haiti, according to court filings made Friday.

The Haitian school's backers — Fairfield University and the university's founder, the Society of Jesus of New England, as well as the Order of Malta, American Association — in addition to a nonprofit called Haiti Fund Inc. and two individuals associated with the school, have set aside $60 million for the settlement fund and an...

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