(PRWEB) September 30, 2011
PublicRecordFinder.com, a leading provider of online public records search, knows that most adoption agencies and birth parents are honest people. But PublicRecordFinder.com warns that sometimes in adoption there are ill-intentioned people who take advantage of others’ hopes and dreams. The Internet has enabled scammers to prey on a couples’ challenging situation - to forgo having a child of their own and adopt from a stranger- for their own gain.
Adoption scams take three forms. Sometimes the “birth parent” is not actually pregnant. Other times, the birth parent promises her child to more than one couple. The other alternative is that the birth parent is pregnant, but does not intend to give up her baby. Adoptive parents are most at risk if they are attempting to find a birth mother without the help of an adoption agency.
Fraudulent mothers will seek out private newspaper adoption ads or locate prospective parents on Internet sites that specialize in connecting birth mothers to adoptive parents.
The scam starts once the connection or commitment is made. The “mother” may ask for living expenses or for assistance with financial responsibilities relating to the baby. She might ask for the adoptive parents to place a significant amount of money up front. The scammer may ask for a place to live until the child is born. Many adoptive parents will give whatever the “birth mother” asks to ensure she is happy so she will still be willing to give them the child. The “birth mother” will disappear once she had received enough money from the couple, dashing their hopes.
PublicRecordFinder.com hopes to protect adoptive parents from being victims by offering the following warning signs:
- The “birth mother” promises the child to the couple at the first meeting.
- The “birth mother” refuses to speak to an adoption facilitator or attorney
- The “birth mother” refuses to provide medical evidence of pregnancy
PublicRecordFinder.com is the perfect service to do thorough background checks of potential birth mothers. PublicRecordFinder.com offers a variety of resources to research requests such as nationwide public records, reverse phone lookups, consumer fraud resources, and bank and financial resources. With PublicRecordFinder.com as a resource potential adoptive parents have a legitimate resource to fight against those who attempt to deceive.
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