Fairfield University sued over sex abuse charges

Fairfield University and several Catholic organizations that supported the founder of a Haitian school for boys are facing another lawsuit. It is from a man

FAIRFIELD - Fairfield University and several Catholic organizations that supported the founder of a Haitian school for boys are facing another lawsuit.

It is from a man who says he was sexually abused by the school's founder Doug Perlitz.

The lawsuit is seeking $20 million in damages.

Perlitz was sentenced to nearly 20 years in prison for sexually abusing boys who attended the school in Haiti.

Last month, the university and organizations reached a $12 million settlement with 20 victims. 

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