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Cosby's wealth at risk from civil suits

Jury awards in sex abuse or defamation can run into the tens of millions of dollars
Saturday, January 2, 2016 - 05:50
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RICH MAN: Some media estimates have put Cosby’s net worth at between US$380 million and US$450 million.

New York

CIVIL lawsuits accusing Bill Cosby of sex abuse and defamation could do major damage to the entertainer's wealth, regardless of how a criminal prosecution plays out, lawyers who have handled similar cases said on Thursday.

Cosby, who has been accused by more than 50 women