Doe Yamashiro sues Don Peters

Peters was banned from the sport by USA Gymnastics for sexual misconduct in 2011 following an Orange County Register investigation and this week Doe Yamashiro, a former U.S. national team member, filed a suit against him in Orange County Superior Court …

The lawsuit, filed under a 2019 California law that allows sexual abuse victims to finally confront in court their abusers and the organizations that protected predators, is Yamashiro’s latest attempt to hold Peters and her sport accountable. …

… despite his 2011 ban, Peters continued to oversee SCATS investments, was listed as SCATS president and a “key employee” on financial documents, has made appearances at the SCATS facility and has charged meals on SCATS credit cards, a 2017 Orange County Register investigation found. …

Don Peters, coach of groundbreaking 1984 Olympic team, faces sexual abuse lawsuit

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