Florida Launches Statewide Criminal Investigation Into Sexual Abuse By Catholic Priests
By WFTV // October 4, 2018
at least 15 victims of abuse have already come forward
TALLAHASSEE, FLORIDA (WFTV) – Florida has launched a statewide criminal investigation into sexual abuse by Catholic priests and is asking past victims to share information with legal authorities.
Attorney General Pam Bondi said Thursday that at least 15 victims of abuse have already come forward to state authorities.
Bondi said her office has already talked to the seven bishops who oversee Roman Catholic dioceses in the state.
She also said that authorities are preparing to issue subpoenas in the case.
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