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Resource ID: #15281
Subject: Adoption
Source: ABC News
Date: April 15, 1998



The investigation uncovered adoption agencies and lawyers who paid pregnant Russian women to come to the United States illegally and give up their newborns for adoption. Not only is this type of adoption controversial in the United States, it is illegal in Russia. The story focused on one adoption agency in Louisiana, Special Delivery Adoption Services, which hired Russian brokers with organized crime connections to recruit pregnant women for the scheme.

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