Most scams, such as sub-prime mortgages and email scams, victimize adults. But custody scams victimize children. When government fails to protect children it throws open the doors to private contractors—lawyers and clinicians—who enrich themselves at the expense of children. (More about this child and the mother who tried to protect her appears below.)
Sunday, August 30, 2009
We're uncovering what seems to be a national trend of murders that occur
during divorce proceeding and/or custody disputes.
More often than not, it's the man who kills the women and/or children, but
we've certainly seen it go the other way too.
In one way or another it relates to the disturbing trend of court's not
believing the mother's allegations of abuse, and favoring the (abusive)
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About the mother and child pictured at the top
She is one of countless children in Rhode Island subjected to severe emotional and physical trauma by Family Court when it helps abusive parents to maintain control over their families after divorce. When she turned 18 in 2007, she gave the Parenting Project permission to publish her picture on behalf of all children who have been held hostage by Rhode Island custody scams.
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