Can I Trust You?
Updated: Nov 17, 2020
This was a Post and Courier special investigation into prospective parents who fall victim to con artists looking to steal hope, not cash. This story was published on July 15, 2016, in the Post and Courier.
“It isn’t just women pretending to be pregnant. It’s people all over the place doing this,” said Adam Pertman, president and CEO of the National Center on Adoption and Permanency and author of “Adoption Nation.” “The sad fact is the internet permits bad people to pull off scams to an extent that they never could before.”