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Black Market Adoption around the World
Transcript of Black Market Adoption around the World
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12.International Adoption Statistics (2012). In Translational Crimes in America. Retrieved December 19, 2012 - The hundreds of families that have been torn apart. - poor mothers are victimized because they cannot afford to take care of their baby. - families have also been told that their child was stillborn. - lie to families to obtain their children. - can make anywhere between $10,000- $40,000 per child. - well known child traffickers are Lauryn Galindo and her sister Lynn Devin. - these agencies face human trafficking charges if caught. - some adopting families do not even know it has happened to them. - they do not find out until they do an investigation or the birth parents come forward. - most families are not forced to give back their child. - a well known case is Angelina Jolie adopting her son Maddox. - there are various agencies working to eliminate Black Market Adoption. Such As... - The United States Attorney office - The federal Bureau of Investigation has a Division called Broken Hearts that works with the families - Countries have also banned international adoption in hopes that it will cease. - Mu Sochua of Cambodia has been working to ban international adoption permanently.