Girl in care of Vladimir Karpov

7 year girl from Ukraine was brought to the US by Delaware man in 1999 after her foster family in Ukraine agreed to the move. He abused her sexually for six years. In 2005 the girl's former Ukrainian foster family visited and the girl told about the abuse. Karpov, a Ukrainian native, fled and was eventually found in 2007 by Mantega, CA, police. He is charged with 50 counts of first-degree rape and one count of continuous sexual abuse of a child

This was an informal foster or adoption arrangement, and likely there was no homestudy,etc.
Date: 2007-07-07
Placement type: To be adopted
Type of abuse: Sexual abuse
Abuser: Adoptive father


Newark, Delaware
United States
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Rape Suspect Extradited to Delaware2007-08-03
Delaware child rape suspect extradited from California2007-08-03
Adopted Child Abused; Man Extradited to Del.2007-07-08
Fugitive agrees to be returned to Delaware2007-07-07
Accused in child rape consents to extradition2007-07-07
Man accused of molesting Ukrainian girl is captured in California2007-07-05


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