A 30-year-old who says he was victimized as a teen by a Parsippany Boy Scout leader in the 1990s has filed suit against the Boy Scouts of America in Bergen County Superior Court, NJ.com reports.
The suit also names Patriots Path Council for placing Morris Plains resident Stephen Corcoran in charge of the scouts, the report said.
In January, Corcoran, 44, a former assistant scout master, was arrested and , according to Morris County Prosecutor Robert A. Bianchi. Corcoran has pleaded not guilty to the charges.
Corcoran was identified as a scout leader on the website of Troop 173, which primarily serves Parsippany.
The alleged victim, now a grown man identified in court records as "Jack Doe," according to the Daily Record story, charges his former scout leader with abusing him sexually on "hundreds" of occasions starting in 1993 while he was a member of Troop 173 at Littleton Elementary School.