Fr. Augustus Scott

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Order: OFM Conv
Status: Settled

Diocese: Diocese of Camden NJ

In 4/12, attorney Garabedian announced that he had recently settled at least one case involving allegation of abuse by Scott. Abuse allegedly occurred several times in Scott’s car between 1969-1970 when accuser was 16. Diocese in 2012 said Scott was not an active priest. Other sources reported he was living in North Carolina.

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