Family sues Boca Raton Resort & Club, Scott Samaha, claiming man solicited their daughter, 12

Posted at 10:30 AM, Dec 07, 2016

An Arizona family is suing the Boca Raton Resort & Club and Scott Samaha, claiming that staff didn't intervene when a drunk Samaha loudly solicited their 12-year-old daughter for sex, threatened them and got into a physical altercation with the father when he tried to intervene.

Mark and Carolyn Goldman claim the hotel and staff saw 22-year-old Samaha assaulting their daughter and did nothing to stop the attack in July.

According to the suit, Samaha, a Lynn University student, entered the Boca Beach Club bar as a guest of his father Peter, who was a member of the private club.

The suit claims that Samaha had been banned from the club for previous incidents of intoxication. The suit says that Samaha approached the 12-year-old and began soliciting her for sex, saying things llike "Come with me, I want you."

The suit claims that employees did nothing to intervene, and when Carolyn Goldman asked Samaha to stop, he got within one inch of the child's face and profanely solicited sex from her.

The father, Mark Goldman then stepped in and got into a physical fight with Samaha and subdued and held him.

According to the suit, after police were called, Boca Beach Club employees escorted Samaha back to the bar and allowed him to stay there for 10-15 minutes until police arrived.

The suit claims that during that time, Samaha was screaming at the Goldmans, shouting things like "I am going to kill you," and threatening them. He also allegedly threatened them with claims that his father, Peter Samaha, was a very important member of society.

The suit claims that resort security never did anything to intervene.

Read the redacted lawsuit below.