Boy adopted by Jennie Malak

18 month old boy, adopted from Guatemala, shaken 6 weeks after arriving in his new home by his mother Jennie D. Malak, an LPN. His adoptive father was not charged. The parents are estranged. The boy is now living at home with his adoptive father, where he is still recovering from various physical and neurological injuries.

Jennie or Jeannie Malak had been treated for psychiatric disorders for several years prior to the adoption. Malaks presented a forged letter from her doctor attesting that she was mentally fit to adopt the children.
Date: 2001-07-17
Placement type: Adoption
Type of abuse: Non-lethal physical abuse
Abuser: Adoptive mother


Hyde Park, New York
United States
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