Over 25 Scout units from West Virginia towns and cities are linked to allegations of abuse in just-released files.
According to the Associated Press, those files show two West Virginia Scout leaders were allowed to resign in the late 1970s without facing criminal charges despite allegations of sexual abuse towards young boys.
In one report abuse allegations were made against a scoutmaster in Glen Dale. In another, A district training chairman from Huntington was accused of sex abuse involving three boys.
In addition to those two incidents, units from Parkersburg, New Martinsville and other West Virginia towns and cities are linked to allegations of abuse.
Specific details on other cases have not been released.
This was discovered in the about 14,500 pages of secret "perversion files" released Thursday but the Boy Scouts of America.
The files were released by order of the Oregon Supreme Court.