GREENVILLE, S.C. (FOX Carolina) – Courtroom data present that the USA Federation of Sports activities Cheering (USA Cheer) and U.S. All Star Federation (USASF) lately filed motions to dismiss lawsuits alleging that victims had been abused by coaches and organizations linked to the teams.
The first lawsuit, filed in early September, accused Scott Foster, the founding father of Rockstar Cheer in Greenville County, of sexually abusing minors and transporting them throughout state traces for unlawful sexual exercise. USASF was named within the lawsuit claiming they knew in regards to the misconduct however turned a blind eye.
Within the movement filed by USASF on January 20, the group argued that solely one of many victims reported any abuse to the group. They added that they investigated the one abuse report, and the alleged abusers had been suspended or declared ineligible. The movement additionally said that each one the coaches included within the lawsuit had been already on the organization’s restricted and ineligible list.
This movement marked the primary time USASF addressed the accusations towards Rockstar Cheer and Scott Foster. The group released a statement final yr on the potential abuse of athletes in South Carolina however by no means talked about both occasion.
USA Cheer was named in an amended lawsuit towards Rockstar Cheer. Of their movement to dismiss, filed on January 9, they argued that the courtroom doesn’t have jurisdiction over the group and that the lawsuit doesn’t have any particular factual allegations associated to interactions between USA Cheer and the victims.
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