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Protecting Children or Tool of Revenge Against Parents

on Fri, 08/10/2012 - 00:45
Fight Child Protection Department Corruption: 

How did a rule designed to protect innocent children be used to harass innocent parents?

The Pennsylvania Department of Public Welfare admits some parents have been investigated dozens of times for child abuse because of bogus, anonymous calls.

The arrest and conviction of former Penn State Football Coach Jerry Sandusky brought unprecedented awareness to child abuse, and a commitment to look closely at every claim.

But a couple in Luzerne County says someone is taking advantage of that awareness and commitment to investigate them, even though paperwork shows caseworkers investigating them,