USA Gymnastics files for bankruptcy amid scandal

USA Gymnastics filed for Chapter 11 bankruptcy Wednesday as it deals with the aftermath of a sex abuse scandal surrounding former team doctor Larry Nassar.

In a statement, the organization said the filing will let it "fully operate" while resolving abuse claims involving Nassar.

Nassar was sentenced to 40-175 years in prison on multiple criminal sexual abuse charges earlier this year. Investigations, testimony and victim impact statements outlined widespread abuse of gymnasts connected to USA Gymnastics and Michigan State University at the hands of the former doctor.

The organization has seen a lot of changes in leadership amid fallout from the [READ MORE HERE]

Source: ABC 15 Sports

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