Internet Adoption Scam Busted

A Texas woman allegedly surfed the internet to connect with prospective adoptive parents for her expected baby and to solicit financial assistance for her specially prescribed diet and medications.

There’s just one catch. The woman isn’t pregnant.

The woman reportedly defrauded half a dozen couples (including one or more couples here in Florida) and netted thousands of dollars.

According to media reports, the woman has been charged with mail fraud and wire fraud, both federal charges carrying hefty penalties.

Read more in this Houston EyeWitness News article and this Corpus Christi KRIS TV article.