In The News – Drum Corps Seeks $1.5 Million From Former Director After Sexual Misconduct Scandal

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After being sued by its former director for more than a half-million dollars in severance and back pay, Allentown’s Cadets drum corps has fired back with a counter claim seeking more than $1.5 million in losses allegedly incurred because of that director’s sexual misconduct scandal.

Youth Education in the Arts (YEA), the nonprofit that runs the Cadets, said it lost more than $375,000 in sponsorships alone after George Hopkins was accused of misconduct by 11 women in April.

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Posted by on Saturday, November 17th, 2018. Filed under Current News, DCI World.