Social Security Funds Being Used to Fund Child Welfare Fraud

Posted in child welfare fraud, MICHIGAN, NEW YORK, social security fraud, TITLE IV SOCIAL SECURITY FRAUD with tags , , , on August 24, 2010 by ssfraud

A major concern in foster care has been the number of placements a child must experience. Children are often moved multiple times during the length of stay in foster care. There are community organizations which design programs to assist with the emotional moves of these children. Children’s Rights has advocated for a reduction in the number of foster care placements in the courts.

Now, let’s step back and take a look at other possible reasons for multiple foster care placements of children.

Fraud. Yes, fraud.

Under Title IV-E methodologies, the relocation of a foster child to another foster home is an administrative cost. These costs, rarely found outside of the eyes of the child placing agencies, are false.

Title IV-E is a Federal Entitlement program for poor and destitute children to provide these children with food and shelter. Funding is taken from social security funds. Yes social security funds. Unlike other entitlement programs, this is an open ended program meaning that there are unlimited funds not subject to any cap. So there has been a concerted effort to maximize funds from Title IV-E because it’s an endless pit of funds as deep as social security itself.

The Title IV-E a/k/a social security fraud works like this: A child is placed in a foster home, then, the child is moved, for whatever reason a case worker can conjure, and placed in a new home. That administrative placement activity is then, billed, under Title IV-E payment rates.

Children are often placed in stranger foster parent homes rather than with relatives as relative placements do not fall under foster care payment structures. In English, if a state places a child with a relative, it loses out on foster care Title IV-E aka social security money. So the incentive is to place a child with strangers and move the child around (at least on paper) to jack up administrative costs reimbursed by the Feds (aka taxpayer) rather than place the child with family. Thus the main reason why states have been unsuccessful in adopting policies where a child is placed with family rather than strangers is that the State makes more money placing the child with strangers. Therefore child welfare practices is what’s good for the State’s budget, not what’s good for the child.

How States Take the Fraud Further and Maximize Their Theft of Taxpayer Monies While Failing to Provide for the Foster Child

Placing children with strangers is such a simplistic reimbursable cost activity that the administrative actors then take it to the next level. A child is placed with strangers and then the State falsifies the child’s documents by reporting that the child necessitated multiple placements thus jacking up the administrative expenses associated with placing the child, when, in actuality, the child remained in one placement.

To validate these allegations, one must possess the authority to contemporaneously review court case files and the child placing agency administrative cost filings to the state. As the court documents are, in some instances, under seal, or impossible to access due (i.e. shredding, lost, misplaced, stolen, FOIA). Thus the massive amounts of fraud in child welfare is being shield by child secrecy and protection laws thus the laws intended to protect the child are being used to hide the fraud taking place at the expense of the child and taxpayers.

Then, layer this with the name of God and impenetrable iron curtain of child welfare destroying the innate concepts of transparency and accountability, and you have the makings of a fraud scheme in child welfare. All billing in child welfare is a secret.

Package this particular “revenue-maximization scheme” in the lack of state administrative oversight of these privatized contracts and rates (see p.4 allegation #4), and you have identified the financial incentives for multiple placements in foster care (whether true or false claims).

MI. More Unbid, Unsupervised Child Welfare Contracts.

Posted in child welfare fraud, MICHIGAN, social security fraud, TITLE IV SOCIAL SECURITY FRAUD with tags on July 27, 2010 by ssfraud

GAINES TOWNSHIP, Mich. (WZZM) – Five-year-old Emily Meno and her twin Tiffany were placed in the care of 30-year-old Joy Heaven several months ago. The placement was arranged by Bethany Christian Services, a private organization licensed by the Department of Human Services for foster care training and placement.

“There is an investigation going on with both the state and some of the licensing process,” said Senator Mark Jansen, (R) Gaines Township. Jansen is a member of the Department of Human Services Committees.

DHS and Bethany Christian Services both say they cannot answer any questions regarding the case because of child protection laws, which are in place to ensure the child’s privacy.

“Myself as a Senator can’t ask to see really all of the files,” Jansen said.

Here ya go, precious.

Michigan Department of Human Services Statewide Detail for Child Welfare License Facilities

License Information
License # Status License Effective Date License Expiration Date Facility Type Capacity
CB410200976 REGULAR 9/29/2008 9/28/2010 Child Placing Agency-Private N/A

Jansen says he will review what is made available from the DHS investigation. Jansen also says an oversight committee will also look into the case…more

[Enters “The Fixer” and “The Eliminator”.]

The worst part of this entire scenario is Bethany Christian will be put on First Provisional Licensing.

See, Michigan does not have open bidding for child placing agency contractual services, but there is a good reason why.

There are only so many child placing agencies who pay their dues to the State created, state funded, independent, quasi-governmental-lobbying organization/partnership which gives them their seal of approval with accreditation to operate in Michigan.

I thought the Federal Government was supposed to be promoting jobs. Right now all the child welfare contracts and services are being done through no-bid under-the-table arrangements with “preferred” (i.e. political payback and money laundering) vendors. Where’s the U.S. Department of Health and Human Services and the U.S. Department of Justice?

As Glenda the Good Witch Says in the Wizard of OZ: [HHS, DOJ] Come out come out wherever you are.

NY. Why New York and the Federal Government is Broke

Posted in child welfare fraud, NEW YORK, TITLE IV SOCIAL SECURITY FRAUD with tags on July 27, 2010 by ssfraud

Here is a list of training being provided to social workers in N.Y. funded by taxpayer dollars. None of these contracts have been put out for bid.

A 35-year tradition of extended learning for the public service!
Translation 35 years of providing training services for public employees using taxpayers money

One of the largest university-based continuing professional education programs in the nation, the Professional Development Program began through a small contract with the former New York State Department of Social Services in 1975. From that modest beginning, PDP has established an international reputation for delivering quality learning products on time and on budget — a track record that has resulted in cumulative funding in excess of $350 million.
With over 250 highly skilled employees providing technical assistance/consultation; curricula design and development; instructional design; needs assessment; train-the-trainer programs; e-learning solutions; web design and development; graphic design; conference planning and management; and project management; PDP is a prized and sought out partner.

Each and every year since PDP’s founding, over 25,000 participants have been served through approximately 3,500 instructional activities. PDP has long been committed to the concept of the university of the future — a teaching and research institution that is responsive to the public service.

For a better understanding of the depth and breadth of PDP’s programs, please visit the following pages:

Course Name City County Date
Food Stamp Worker Training Institute Albany Albany
Selected Topics in Temporary Assistance Queensbury Warren
Electronic Benefit Transfer for Eligibility Workers Albany Albany
Domestic Violence Liaison Training Institute (DVLTI) Albany Albany
Case-by-Case Management for Temporary Assistance Queensbury Warren
The Alcohol and Substance Abuse Identification Training Program Albany Albany

SUNY Albany
Account Adjustment & Other Financial Issues
Account Creation
Child Support 101
CSMS Case Building
CSMS Reports, Data Reliability and Performance
Supporting HSEN Servers
Supporting HSEN Workstations

Access Level 1: Creating and Using Database Elements
Access Level 2: Managing Relational Databases
Access Level 3 (Advanced): Building Efficient Databases
Access: Introduction to Application Development
Excel Level 1: Worksheets
Excel Level 2: Charting & Organizing Data
Excel Level 3: Advanced
Working with Excel 2000 Formulas & Functions
PowerPoint Level 1: Creating Presentation Visuals that include Text and Graphics
PowerPoint Level 2
Project Level 1: Creating a Project
Project Level 2: Managing a Project
Word Level 1: Creating & Formatting Basic Documents
Word Level 2: Working Efficiently in More Complex Documents
Word Level 3: Advanced Document Editing Techniques
Windows: Introduction
Introduction to Windows and File Management
Orientation to Public Health
Communicate to Make a Difference
Microbiology: An Introduction
Street Prostitution
Food Stamps–Household Composition
Food Stamps– Standard Utility Allowance
Overview of Alcohol and Drug Abuse
OTDA Emergency Action Plan
Front End Detection System (FEDS)
Terrorism, Preparedness and Public Health
Creating Word Templates and Forms
Outlook 2003: Introduction to Email, Calendars and Contacts
Outlook 2003: Advanced Functions
Using Word Tables
Outlook 2003: Using the Mail Feature
Outlook 2003: Calendars, Contacts, and Tasks
Introduction to PCs Using Windows
Using Word Templates and Forms
LearnLinc: Outlook 2003 Calendars – Getting Started
LearnLinc for Curriculum Developers
LearnLinc: Using Excel 2000 Formulas and Functions
LearnLinc: Creating and Using Word 2000 Forms
LearnLinc for Instructors
LearnLinc: Outlook 2003 Email – Getting Started
LearnLinc: Outlook 2003 Email – Advanced Functions
LearnLinc: Creating and Using Word 2000 Templates
Welfare to Work Caseload Management System (WTWCMS)
Contract Management System (CMS)
Protective Services for Adults (PSA) System
HEAP Eligibility & Certification Training
Institute for Temporary Assistance Programs (ITAP)
ITAP 5-Day Overview of Selected Topics
ITAP Module Training
Working With Alcohol and Substance Affected Families
Substance Abuse – Technical Assistance
Case Recording Technical Assistance (T.A.) (CC04-03)
Case Recording Training (CC04-02)
Case Recording Follow-up Coaching (CC04-05)
Foster/Adoptive Family Recruitment/Retention Technical Assistance
Advanced Counseling Skills-Component A (DR01-01)
Brief Counseling Interventions-Component B (DR01-02)
Coaching and Evaluating the Counseling Process-Component C (DR01-03)
Experiential Group Counseling (DR01-04)
Core Essentail Skills for Experienced Caseworkers
Interventions Skills for YDAs & Direct Care Staff (DR01-05)
LL: Identifying and Supporting Resilience (DR01-06)
Core Essential Skills for Experienced Caseworkers – Technical Assistance
Welfare Fraud Investigator Training Institute
Child Care Subsidy Training Program
Adolescent Services Core
Life Skills Toolbox
Basics of Youth Development
Fostering Youth Towards Independence
Education Forum: Gangs and Foster Care Youth
Identifying and Supporting Resilience
Understanding Domestic Violence
DCF Food Stamp Program Training
Offering Rapid HIV Testing in CBOs Serving High Risk Communities
HIV Testing: Skills Practice Session
HIV/AIDS Confidentiality Law
Skills Practice and implementation of Stage-based Behavioral Counseling
Growing Pains: The 411 on Adolescents and Sexually Transmitted Infections
Addressing Prevention in HIV Case Management
Streamlined HIV Testing
Tailoring HIV Counseling and Testing to the Unique Needs of Adolescents
The ABCs of Hepatitis and HIV
LearnLinc: Using nyseWebstar
Review of Access Objects
Juvenile Detention Automated System (JDAS)
COGNOS Impromptu
COGNOS Report Studio
Application Support Workshops (ASW)
Welfare Reporting and Tracking System (WRTS) Summary Tables Overview
OCFS Time Reporting System (TRS)
LearnLinc: Introduction to the Microsoft Office
Microsoft Office 2003: Transition from Office 2000

Indiana Transfers Taxpayer Monies Meant for Foster Children to Pay Pension Obligations

Posted in child welfare fraud, INDIANA, PENSION FRAUD, social security fraud, TITLE IV SOCIAL SECURITY FRAUD on July 19, 2010 by ssfraud

Question: why $40 million meant for the Indiana Department of Child Services was diverted to another state fund.

Answer: Because DCS is funded in large part by Federal taxpayer monies coming out of Social Security – Title IV, Medicaid, Child Care Development Funds and Social Services Block Grants. By transferring DCS funds Indiana is able to use federal taxpayer money to pay for state pension obligations.

INDIANAPOLIS — Some are questioning why tens of millions of tax dollars intended for children and families were moved to a fund for retired public safety workers.

The transfer of $40 million appropriated for the Department of Child Services to Public Safety Pensions was approved at a State Board of Finance meeting in June 2009, 6News’ Kara Kenney reported.

State Rep. Bill Crawford, D-Indianapolis, questioned the move in light of budget cuts that delayed some payments to foster families

“We could have taken that out of the General Fund or another fund. Why did it have to come from DCS?” he asked. “We feel the needs of children were put aside for the actuarial mistake that the state made … I’m mystified to understand why DCS is not complaining.”

Foster parent Carl Harris said he’s concerned about what the funds transfer will mean for his family.

“Anytime you cut, someone has to suffer. And in this instance it looks like it’s the kids that suffer,” he said.

But State Budget Director Chris Ruhl, who is on the State Finance Board, said the movement of money will have no impact on DCS or the families it serves.

“DCS received approximately $240 (million) to cover January to June 2009 expenses. They only needed $200 (million) to cover all obligations in (fiscal year) 2009. There was no impact on payments or services,” he wrote. “The state has covered both of its obligations, to police and fire pensions, and to children who are provided services from the Family and Children fund.”

He stressed that anyone is welcome to attend State Board of Finance meetings, including lawmakers.

Calls and e-mails to DCS were not returned on Wednesday.


The Unlimited Power of Child Protective Services (Part I)

Posted in child welfare fraud, FRAUD BY STATE, GEORGIA, Nancy Schaefer, social security fraud, TITLE IV SOCIAL SECURITY FRAUD with tags on July 8, 2010 by ssfraud

Who Owns Your Children?

Nancy Schaefer, former Georgia State Senator and President of Eagle Forum of Georgia and Eagle Forum’s National Chairman of Parents’ Rights, spoke at the World Congress of Families in Amsterdam, the Netherlands, on the subject of “The Unlimited Power of Child Protective Services.”

Nancy Schafer explained to over 4,000 attendees from some 60 countries how CPS is a threat to children and families not only in the U. S., but in many other countries that have patterned their Child Protective Services, Foster Care, Family Court and Adoption Services after the U.S. and supplied, with taxpayer dollars, the financial incentives to turn all Child Protective Services into a lucrative business.

Nancy Schaefer, as always, was on the cutting edge of how to take the family back from the “social gestapo” made up of judges, caseworkers, court appointed attorneys, investigators, guardian ad litems, psychologists, psychiatrists, counselors, and more.

Nancy Schaefer encouraged immediate change to State and Federal policies and the abolishing of Federal and State financial incentives that use taxpayer dollars to separate families for money.

“The family is the natural foundation for marriage and home relationships. The family deserves and should always be protected by the state, the culture and by society.”


The Corrupt Business of Child Protection Services

Posted in FRAUD BY STATE, GEORGIA, Nancy Schaefer, social security fraud, TITLE IV SOCIAL SECURITY FRAUD with tags , on July 8, 2010 by ssfraud

By Nancy Schaefer
Georgia State Senate, 50th District

My introduction into Child Protective Service cases was due to a grandmother in an adjoining state who called me with her tragic story. Her two granddaughters had been taken from her daughter who lived in my district. Her daughter was told wrongly that if she wanted to see her children again she should sign a paper and give up her children. Frightened and young, the daughter did. I have since discovered that parents are often threatened into cooperation of permanent separation of their children.

The children were taken to another county and placed in foster care. The foster parents were told wrongly that they could adopt the children. The grandmother then jumped through every hoop known to man in order to get her granddaughters. When the case finally came to court it was made evident by one of the foster parent’s children that the foster parents had, at any given time, 18 foster children and that the foster mother had an inappropriate relationship with a caseworker. In the courtroom, the juvenile judge acted as though she was shocked and said the two girls would be removed quickly. They were not removed. Finally, after much pressure being applied to the Department of Family and Children Services of Georgia (DFCS), the children were driven to South Georgia to meet their grandmother who gladly drove to meet them.

After being with their grandmother two or three days, the judge, quite out of the blue, wrote up a new order to send the girls to their father, who previously had no interest in the case and who lived on the West Coast. The father was in “adult entertainment”. His girlfriend worked as an “escort” and his brother, who also worked in the business, had a sexual charge brought against him.

Within a couple of days the father was knocking on the grandmother’s door and took the girls kicking and screaming to California.

The father developed an unusual relationship with the former foster parents and soon moved to the southeast. The foster parents began driving to the father’s residence and picking up the little girls for visits. The oldest child had told her mother and grandmother on two different occasions that the foster father molested her.

To this day after five years, this loving, caring blood relative grandmother does not even have visitation privileges with the children. The little girls are, in my opinion, permanently traumatized and the young mother of the girls was so traumatized with shock when the girls were first removed from her that she has never completely recovered. The mother has rights but the father still has custody of the children.

Throughout this case and through the process of dealing with multiple other mismanaged cases of the Department of Family and Children Services (DFCS), I have worked with other desperate parents across the state of Georgia and in many other States because their children were taken for no cause and they have no one with whom to turn. I have witnessed ruthless behavior from many caseworkers, social workers, investigators, lawyers, judges, therapists, and others such as those who “pick up” the children. I have been stunned by what I have seen and heard from victims all across this land.

In this report, I have focused mainly on the Georgia Department of Family and Children Services (DFCS). However, I believe Child Protective Services nationwide has become corrupt and that the entire system is broken beyond repair. I am convinced parents and families should be warned of the dangers.

The Department of Child Protective Services, known as the Department of Family and Children Services (DFCS) in Georgia and other titles in other states, has become a “protected empire” built on taking children and separating families. This is not to say that there are not those children who do need to be removed from wretched situations and need protection.

However, this report is concerned with the children and parents caught up in “legal kidnapping,” ineffective policies, and an agency that on certain occasions would not remove a child (or children) when the child was enduring torment and abuse.

In one county in my District, I arranged a meeting for thirty-seven families to speak freely and without fear. These poor parents and grandparents spoke of their painful, heart wrenching encounters with DFCS. Their suffering was overwhelming. They wept and cried. Some did not know where their children were and had not seen them in years. I had witnessed the “Gestapo” at work and I witnessed the deceitful conditions under which children were taken in the middle of the night, out of hospitals, off of school buses, and out of homes. In one county a private drug testing business was operating within the agency’s department that required many, many drug tests from parents and individuals for profit. It has already made over $100,000.

Due to being exposed, several employees in this particular office were fired. However, they have now been rehired either in neighboring counties or in the same county again. According to the calls I am now receiving, the conditions in that county are returning to the same practices that they had before the light was shown on their evil deeds.

Having worked with probably 300 cases statewide, and now hundreds and hundreds across this nation and in nearly every state, I am convinced there is no responsibility and no accountability in Child Protective Services system.

I have come to the conclusion:

· that poor parents very often are targeted to lose their children because they do not have the where-with-all to hire lawyers and fight the system. Being poor does not mean you are not a good parent or that you do not love your child, or that your child should be removed and placed with strangers;

· that all parents are capable of making mistakes and that making a mistake does not mean your children are to be removed from the home. Even if the home is not perfect, it is home; and that’s where a child is the safest and where he or she wants to be, with family;

· that parenting classes, anger management classes, counseling referrals, therapy classes and on and on are demanded of parents with no compassion by the system even while the parents are at work and while their children are separated from them. (some times parents are required to pay for the programs) This can take months or even years and it emotionally devastates both children and parents. Parents are victimized by “the system” that makes a profit for holding children longer and “bonuses” for not returning children to their parents;

· that caseworkers and social workers are very often guilty of fraud. They withhold and destroy evidence. They fabricate evidence and they seek to terminate parental rights unnecessarily. However, when charges are made against Child Protective Services, the charges are ignored;

· that the separation of families and the “snatching of children” is growing as a business because local governments have grown accustomed to having these taxpayer dollars to balance their ever-expanding budgets;

· that Child Protective Services and Juvenile Court can always hide behind a confidentiality clause in order to protect their decisions and keep the funds flowing. There should be open records and “court watches”! Look who is being paid! There are state employees, lawyers, court investigators, guardian ad litems, court personnel, and judges. There are psychologists, and psychiatrists, counselors, caseworkers, therapists, foster parents, adoptive parents, and on and on. All are looking to the children in state custody to provide job security. Parents do not realize that the social workers are the glue that hold “the system” together that funds the court, funds the court appointed attorneys, and the multiple other jobs including the “system’s” psychiatrists, therapists, their own attorneys and others.

· that The Adoption and the Safe Families Act, set in motion first in 1974 by Walter Mondale and later in 1997 by President Bill Clinton, offered cash “bonuses” to the states for every child they adopted out of foster care. In order to receive the “adoption incentive bonuses” local child protective services need more children. They must have merchandise (children) that sells and you must have plenty so the buyer can choose. Some counties are known to give a $4,000 to $6,000 bonus for each child adopted out to strangers and an additional $2,000 for a “special needs” child. Employees work to keep the federal dollars flowing;

· State Departments of Human Resources (DHR) and affiliates are given a baseline number of expected adoptions based on population. For every child DHR and CPS can get adopted, there is the bonus of $4,000 or maybe $6,000. But that is only the beginning figure in the formula in which each bonus is multiplied by the percentage that the State has managed to exceed its baseline adoption number. Therefore States and local communities work hard to reach their goals for increased numbers of adoptions for children in foster care.

· that there is double dipping. The funding continues as long as the child is out of the home. There is funding for foster care then when a child is placed with a new family, then “adoption bonus funds” are available. When a child is placed in a mental health facility and is on 16 drugs per day, like two children of a constituent of mine, more funds are involved and so is Medicaid;

· As you can see this program is ordered from the very top and run by Health and Human Resources. This is why victims of CPS get no help from their legislators. It explains why my bill, SB 415 suffered such defeat in the Judicial Committee, why I was cut off at every juncture. Legislators and Governors must remember who funds their paychecks.

· that there are no financial resources and no real drive to unite a family and help keep them together or provide effective care;

· that the incentive for social workers to return children to their parents quickly after taking them has disappeared and who in protective services will step up to the plate and say, “This must end! No one, because they are all in the system together and a system with no leader and no clear policies will always fail the children. Just look at the waste in government that is forced upon the tax payer;

· that the “Policy Manual” is considered “the last word” for CPS/DFCS. However, it is too long, too confusing, poorly written and does not take the law into consideration;

· that if the lives of children were improved by removing them from their homes, there might be a greater need for protective services, but today children are not safer. Children, of whom I am aware, have been raped and impregnated in foster care;

· It is a known fact that children are in much more danger in foster care than they are in their own home even though home may not be perfect;

· that some parents are even told if they want to see their children or grandchildren, they must divorce their spouse. Many, who are under privileged, feeling they have no option, will divorce and then just continue to live together. This is an anti-family policy, but parents will do anything to get their children home with them. However, when the parents cooperate with Child Protective Services, their behavior is interpreted as guilt when nothing could be further from the truth;

· Fathers, (non-custodial parents) I must add, are oftentimes treated as criminals without access to visit or even see their own children and have child support payments strangling the very life out of them;

· that the Foster Parents Bill of Rights does not stress that a foster parent is there temporarily to care for a child until the child can be returned home. Many foster parents today use the Foster Parent Bill of Rights as a means to hire a lawyer and seek to adopt the child placed in their care from the real parents, who are desperately trying to get their child home and out of the system. Recently in Atlanta, a young couple learning to be new parents and loving it, were told that because of an anonymous complaint, their daughter would be taken into custody by the State DFCS. The couple was devastated and then was required by DFCS to take parenting classes, alcohol counseling and psychological evaluations if they wanted to get their child back. All of the courses cost money for which most parents are required to pay. While in their anxiety and turmoil to get their child home, the baby was left for hours in a car to die in the heat in her car seat by a foster parent who forgot about the child. This should never have happened. It is tragic. In many cases after the parents have jumped through all the hoops, they still do not get their child. As long as the child is not returned, there is money for the agency, for foster parents, for adoptive parents, and for the State;

· that tax dollars are being used to keep this gigantic system afloat, yet the victims, parents, grandparents, guardians and especially the children, are charged for the system’s services;

· that grandparents have called from all over the State of Georgia and from other states trying to get custody of their grandchildren. CPS claims relatives are contacted, but there are many many cases that prove differently. Grandparents who lose their grandchildren to strangers have lost their own flesh and blood. The children lose their family heritage and grandparents, and parents too, lose all connections to their heirs;

· that The National Center on Child Abuse and Neglect in 1998 reported that six times as many children died in foster care than in the general public and that once removed to official “safety”, these children are far more likely to suffer abuse, including sexual molestation than in the general population. Think what that number is today ten years later!

· That according to the California Little Hoover Commission Report in 2003, 30% to 70% of the children in California group homes do not belong there and should not have been removed from their homes.


1. Call for an independent audit of all State Child Protective Services (CPS) and for a Federal Congressional hearing on Child Protective Services nationwide.

2. Activate immediate change. Every day that passes means more families and children are subject to being held hostage and their lives destroyed.

3. Abolish the Federal and State financial incentives that have turned Child Protective Services into a business that separate families for money.

4. Grant to parents their rights verbally and in writing.

5. Mandate a search for family members to be given the opportunity to adopt their own relatives if children need to be removed permanently.

6. Mandate a jury trial where every piece of evidence is presented before permanently removing a child from his or her parents. Open family court. Remove the secrecy. Allow the press and family members access. Give parents the opportunity in court to speak and be a part of their children’s future.

7. Require a warrant or a positive emergency circumstance before removing children from their parents. (Judge Arthur G. Christean, Utah Bar Journal, January, 1997 reported that “except in emergency circumstances, including the need for immediate medical care, require warrants upon affidavits of probable cause before entry upon private property is permitted for the forcible removal of children from their parents.”)

8. Uphold the laws when someone fabricates or presents false evidence. If a parent alleges fraud, hold a hearing with the right to discovery of all evidence made available to parents.


On my desk are scores of cases of exhausted families and terrified children. It has been beyond me to turn my back on these suffering, crying, and beaten down individuals. We are mistreating the most innocent. Child Protective Services have become an adult centered business to the detriment of children. No longer is judgment based on what the child needs or who the child wants to be or with whom, or what is really best for the whole family; it is some adult or bureaucrat who makes the decisions, based often on just hearsay, without ever consulting a family member, or just what is convenient, profitable, or less troublesome for the social workers.

Nancy Schaefer recently passed away.  Many believe she was killed because she spoke out about fraud in welfare.

I have witnessed such injustice and harm brought to so many families that I am not sure if I even believe reform of the system is possible! The system cannot be trusted. It does not serve the people. It obliterates families and children simply because it has the power to do so.

Children deserve better. Families deserve better. It’s time to pull back the curtain and set our children and families free.

Drugging Children for Cash

Posted in Drugging Children for Cash, TITLE IV SOCIAL SECURITY FRAUD with tags , on July 8, 2010 by ssfraud

Children are being drugged in foster care (and after adoptions) because there’s a lot of money that exchanges hands. All therapies for foster children are reimbursed by the Federal Social Security Fund. That’s money for doctors, psychiatrists, and therapists. That’s money that comes into the county to enrich specific, chosen “service providers” who can be relatives of CPS workers and managers.

Not only that, but the PHARMACEUTICAL INDUSTRY must love this! They’re selling lots of pills! They’re getting children hooked on drugs! They’re able to use foster children who are separated from the parents who love them for human guinea pigs.
But there’s more. You see, foster and adoptive “parents” get paid EXTRA for housing “special needs” children. Children that were relatively “normal” when with their natural parents are classified as “special needs” in foster care as soon as they’re prescribed psychotropic drugs. That’s major money in the hands of their caretakers! Of course these foster parents are lining the kids up for their psychotropic drugs. Money, money, money!

Once a child is ADOPTED from foster care, there’s substantial monthly payments for “special needs” children. This is the ADOPTION SUBSIDY program. These adopters are often looked on by society as benevolent, loving people who’ll take in a dozen handicapped or “special needs” children. What the public doesn’t know is that they’re raking in the dough. Ten thousand dollars a month? Who wouldn’t want that? Sometimes these children are seriously abused in these “child collecting” situations.

Title IV-Social Security Fraud In Child Welfare: The Abuse in Child Protective Services

Posted in child welfare fraud, FRAUD BY STATE, GEORGIA, social security fraud, TITLE IV SOCIAL SECURITY FRAUD with tags , on July 8, 2010 by ssfraud
There is an epidemic which is not viral or bacterial. That epidemic is known as Child Protective Services who legally kidnap and sell our children for profit.
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PRLog (Press Release)Jun 28, 2010 – There is an epidemic in our country one that is not airborne or viral. This epidemic is so rampant that it has affected even our elected officials.
The epidemic was created and signed by Jimmy Carter in 1976 under the Adoption and Safe Families Act and revised under Bill Clinton in 1996 when he added Title IV Funding.
This epidemic allowed Child Protective Services under the guise of “Best Interest of the Child” to legally kidnap and sell our children. Under Title IV-E Funding caseworkers are allowed to snatch children under “reasonable suspicion”. Once this happens and the child is placed with a foster care provider the county office makes money as much as $6,000.00. The foster care provider is paid a monthly check for the “care” of that child. However, it gets better, the foster care provider can earn more than the “monthly” check if the child has siblings or is considered “special needs”. A foster care provider can make as little as $2,000.00 per year and over $20,000.00 per year and all of this is non- taxable under Title IV-E Funding. If a child is considered special needs the foster care provider is paid additional monies for things they do for that child ie combing hair, dressing, giving medication, cooking for that child, birthday and Christmas gifts, driving that child to appointments. All this adds up in a month.
The wealth is spread around to the juvenile courts when a parent’s rights are terminated. They receive up to $6.000.00 per child for every child their tear away from the parents. The local CPS office also receives a bonus for every child that is taken from their parents under the termination of rights after their monthly goal is met. The caseworker earns a bonus for every child who is adopted out: …
In Georgia alone in 2009 there were over one half million children stolen from their parents by Child Protective Services. The standard “charge” deprivation” which is listed in the Ga. criminal statutes as a felony under Ga. Criminal Code 16-5-70. However, they are not criminally charged, the reason, no evidence.
Child Protective Services operate under the guise of secrecy, threats and intimidation. They convince the parent they have no rights. This is in direct violation of the 1st,4th,6th,and 14th amendment rights under the Constitution of the United States. These parents are not allowed due process, not allowed access to any discovery and are not allowed to question their accuser or witnesses. They are not allowed to have their own witnesses in fact in most courts it is considered closed.
The 13th amendment is violated in that the children are used as cash cows for income for foster care provider and adoptive parents who also earn a monthly check for that child under Title IV-E Funding until that child is eighteen years old. The child is also covered under Medicare until they turn eighteen. When the adoptive family adopts a foster child they are allowed to claim up to $15,000.00 in adoption fees on that year’s taxes.
Once these children enter the system several things can and do happen. They are abused in foster care and or adoptive care. They are used as income and they more likely than not enter the criminal justice system as an adult. 95% of all kids in out of home care end up in prison.
We are losing our children to abuse, greed and corruption by Child Protective Services. No one is watching the watchers. No one is holding them accountable for their actions. As the economy spirals downward there will be more children stolen and sold for the revenue dollars they generate for the coffers of Child Protective Services and the courts. Governors, state representatives and other elected officials turn a blind eye to this abuse. They know it is happening but they refuse to fix it.
As I researched this abuse, the more corruption, greed and abuse I uncovered. The more horror stories of families torn apart and children killed and abused in foster care and adoptive homes came to light.
The more research I did the more I found collusion between the attorneys for Child Protective Services, juvenile courts and Child Protective Services especially in Jackson County, Georgia. They all three operate under the same manual. The caseworkers are taught in workshops how to force the parent to sign away their rights – how to falsify records, how to get around “reasonable efforts” to help reunify families.
All of these manuals and acts can be found on my site: