Bills pile up in Maine West hazing scandal

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The hazing scandal at Maine West High School in Des Plaines is costing the school district a lot of money.

maine westA former federal prosecutor and a team of seven assistants have already charged the district more than $74,000; the team is examining emails and employee personnel files related to the incident.

Several members of the boys’ soccer team claim they were sexually abused as part of a hazing ritual.

Maine west fired two coaches; six fellow team members face misdemeanor charges.

The investigation is expected to wrap up soon.

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    • mom of a daughter

      i couldn't help to think the same thing! Is this more about money? The parents of the kids that were allegedly abused have dropped any and all charges against the other student. Seems these parents are going after the ones with money and insurances!!! Sick world we live in. I;d be sure those kids were in prison if something ,god for bid happened like that to my child.