Legal action is underway to try to prevent the Second Mile charity from transferring or divesting its assets. The charity was founded by Penn State coach Jerry Sandusky, who is now accused of molesting boys.
According to the New York Times, one of the young men whom Sandusky is accused of abusing is seeking an injunction in preparation for a planned lawsuit against the organization. The organization was formed in 1977 and reported more than $9 million in assets last year.
Sandusky, the former defensive coordinator at Penn State, faces 40 counts of sexual abuse. The Times reported that the accusers’ lawyers are alleging negligence on the part of Second Mile for failing to repot earlier abuse allegations.