Talach, whose clients have sued the Catholic Church, says the church no longer attempts to secure the confidentiality agreements – in part because when disclosed, such agreements garner additional negative press.Nova Scotia Man sues Scouts in child sex-abuse case British Columbia Open up Scouts Canada’s pedophile list: sex-abuse victim Toronto Toronto sex-abuse victim breaks silence on Scouts settlement Northern Ontario, Manitoba Scouts lawsuits over prolific pedophile quietly settled Seattle-based sex-abuse lawyer Tim Kosnoff says confidentiality agreements are designed with one aim in mind."It’s about institutional protection," said Kosnoff. They have a powerful, valuable brand.""[The Boy Scouts] just happen to be in the business of selling an image of wholesomeness and which the American public has accepted."Kosnoff, who has represented clients alleging abuse by Scouts, the Catholic Church and other large organizations, says he won’t allow his clients to sign agreements with confidentiality clauses."It’s the same immoral behavior led to the abuse in the first instance," says Kosnoff.Chinese students in Vancouver and Richmond are being targeted in an international “sex-for-credit” scam run on the Chinese social networking app We Chat.
"How can you make sure people are aware that this kind of stuff can happen if you don’t talk about it?(but when she didn’t show up) I was called by a man with a Chinese accent.He demanded more money and started scaring me by saying he had gangster connections who could track down my address.” Vancouver police Const.He was directed to wait for his date in front of a Richmond convenience store.When he arrived and texted to his expected date, she told him to purchase an i Tunes online shopping card inside the convenience store, claiming that to avoid police scrutiny a transfer of ITunes points would be safer than cash.