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$100,000 Settlement In Washington Parolee Rape Of A Child

In 1997 the Washington State Department Of Corrections gave Taaisha Finkley
McCoy, and Sabrina Finkley, Taaisha's mother a $100,000 settlement for the
rape of Taaisha by a convicted child rapist. In 1993 Ben Querido, a
convicted child molester worked as a janitor at the Old Odessa Brown
Building which contained the First AME Child Development Center. When he
got the job there he was on parole for child molestation and his probation
officer didn't even know where he was working or what he was doing, even
though he was not to have contact with children. Ben Querido raped Taaisha
at the building while her mother worked there, Taaisha disclosed that fact
to her mother in 1996. Ben Querido was charged, pled guilty to child
molestation and was sentenced to 170 months. Ms. McCoy brought suit and was
awarded $50,000 dollars for herself as well as $50,000 for her daughter for
the negligent parole supervision of Ben Querido. Plaintiffs were
represented by Seattle attorney Michael Kolker, Law Offices Of Kolker &
Ramamurti. See: McCoy v. State Of Washington; King County Superior Court
Case No. 97-2-04866-4.

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