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Pennsylvania Statue University Sexual Abuse Scandal (2012)

UM says it alerted AG's office about swim coach's abuse of girl

UM says it alerted AG's office about swim coach's abuse of girl

The University of Maryland says it alerted the state attorney general nearly 25 years ago that the school's head swimming coach had acknowledged sexually abusing a girl at his private club, but he was not charged until last year. Rick Curl, founder of Washington's pre-eminent Curl-Burke Swim Club, resigned his position at College Park in August 1988 after the parents of the teenage victim gave the university a letter signed by Curl that acknowledged the abuse. Curl and the parents entered into a legal settlement around that time. Curl was sentenced this week to seven years in prison. A university spokesman said Friday that officials demanded Curl's immediate...

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