Adoptee abuse cases per sending country

  Russian Federation
CaseReceiving countryDate
Max Shatto (Maxim Kuzmin)United States of America2013-01-21
Boy adopted by Matthew and Amy Sweeney (Daniil Krichun)United States of America2012-07-19
Alexei Nickavick KellyNew Zealand2012-02-14
Boy 'adopted' by Mark J Newton and Peter TruongAustralia2012-02-09
Six children adopted by Martin and Kathleen O'Brien United States of America2011-08-03
Kristoff Beagley (Daniil Bukharov)United States of America2010-11-17
Denis Khokhryakov aka DiegoDominican Republic2010-04-01
Girl adopted by Theresa McNultyUnited States of America2010-02-21
Girls adopted by Edelwina and Steven LeschinskyUnited States of America2010-01-12
Xenia - girl adopted by Mary and Michael GrismoreUnited States of America2010-01-01
Nathaniel Michael Craver - (Ivan Skorobogatov)United States of America2009-08-19
Gleb Ageyev (Aleksey)Russian Federation2009-03-31
Chase Harrison (Dmitry Yakovlev)United States of America2008-07-08
Six children adopted in Lapeer County MichiganUnited States of America2008-03-31
Nicolai Emelyantsev United States of America2008-03-07
Boy adopted by Paul SalvettiUnited States of America2007-01-01
Boy adopted by Jane and Timothy Cochran (Kuzma)United States of America2006-02-03
Isaac Jonathan Dykstra (Ilya Kargyntsev)United States of America2005-08-13
Yuri Pintus Fiori (Kirill Pushkin)Italy2005-07-06
Nina Hilt (Viktoria Valeryevna Bazhenova)United States of America2005-07-02
Rashid, boy adopted by Robert and Tracy Lynn BeattyRussian Federation2005-06-03
Girl adopted by David and Karen GilmoreUnited States of America2005-01-22
Dennis Gene Merryman (Denis Uritsky)United States of America2005-01-22
18 Children in care of Tom and Debra Schmitz United States of America2004-06-30
Alex Pavlis (Alexei Vasilovich Geiko)United States of America2003-12-18
Liam Thompson (Dmitry Sergeyvich Islankulov)United States of America2003-10-13
Jessica Albina HagmannUnited States of America2003-08-11
Masha Allen (Mariya Nikolaevna Yashenkova)United States of America2003-05-27
21 Girls adopted by John and Marian DiMariaUnited States of America2003-02-01
Girl adopted by David and Holly MeyersUnited States of America2003-01-01
Maria Anastasia Bennett (Anastasia Plotnikova)United States of America2002-10-23
Yana and Anatoli KolendaUnited States of America2002-10-21
Sacha ValléeCanada2002-10-09
Children adopted by Theresa and Reed HansenUnited States of America2002-10-02
Kelsey HyreUnited States of America2002-09-26
Zachary Higier (Nikita Khoryakov)United States of America2002-08-15
Jacob LindorffUnited States of America2001-12-14
Luke Evans (Sergei Nakonechny)United States of America2001-11-30
Viktor Alexander Matthey (Viktor Sergievich Tulimov)United States of America2000-10-31
Logan Higginbotham (Anne Pochetnoy)United States of America1998-11-25
Girls adopted by Karen and Richard ThorneUnited States of America1997-07-03
David A. Polreis (Konstantin Shlepin)United States of America1996-02-09
  China
CaseReceiving countryDate
Girl adopted by Zhuzhou coupleChina2013-12-10
Asunta Yong Fang Basterra PortoSpain2013-09-27
Children adopted by Matthew and Melissa DumontUnited States of America2013-07-10
Girl adopted by LianChina2013-03-06
Joseph Maoping AdamsUnited States of America2012-02-10
Sophie FitzpatrickCanada2011-10-22
4 girls adopted by YangChina2010-09-17
Kairissa XingJing MarkUnited States of America2010-07-01
Adam SteinUnited States of America2010-03-19
Lai LiyunChina2009-12-08
10 children adopted by Sharon and Reed LeonardUnited States of America2009-09-01
Girl adopted by Eddy and Donna WhisenhuntUnited States of America2009-05-14
Chan Yin-tung (Fu Najuan)Hong Kong2008-10-13
Hannah Rose WenRong Sieferman and Linnea Kai Sieferman United States of America2008-08-21
Lavender BanksUnited States of America2008-05-02
Girl adopted by Steven Lynn MoutonUnited States of America2006-01-01
Kaitlyn BroschUnited States of America2005-10-28
Emma Mei Alvey (Mei Fu Ping)United States of America2005-10-19
Girl adopted by Anna T RufoUnited States of America2005-05-18
18 Children in care of Tom and Debra Schmitz United States of America2004-06-30
Mia DepaillatUnited States of America2004-04-16
Girl adopted by Stephen L and Kathryn A TruexUnited States of America2004-01-13
Ellana LinUnited States of America2003-11-02
21 Girls adopted by John and Marian DiMariaUnited States of America2003-02-01
Esther ScudderUnited States of America2002-06-13
Jessica Li McClureUnited States of America1993-08-17
Meghan Hawkins-RuschUnited States of America1992-09-25
  Republic of Korea (South Korea)
CaseReceiving countryDate
Madoc Hyunsu O'CallaghanUnited States of America2014-02-03
Ethan, Seth, Mira, Eleanor SueppelUnited States of America2008-03-23
Hei Min Chung (aka Chaeli Kyrie)United States of America2007-09-04
18 Children in care of Tom and Debra Schmitz United States of America2004-06-30
Casey "C.J." ElgieUnited States of America2000-08-30
Holly and Nicole (O'Connor) CookeUnited States of America1994-09-27
76+ Children adopted by Diane and Dennis NasonUnited States of America1991-05-01
Kayla ErlandsonUnited States of America1991-04-01
Kimberly Rae WeaverUnited States of America1991-02-14
James Clemons and Michael ClemonsUnited States of America1988-10-30
Girl adopted by Ted and Merrily RipleyUnited States of America1984-01-01
Danielle Christine Neal and unnamed Neal childUnited States of America1976-08-30
Kim Marie FirthUnited States of America1972-09-15
Wendy Kay OttUnited States of America1957-06-05
  Guatemala
CaseReceiving countryDate
Six children adopted by Martin and Kathleen O'Brien United States of America2011-08-03
Girl adopted by Renee and Scott DeanUnited States of America2010-10-28
Girl adopted David and Jan CarpenterUnited States of America2009-10-15
Christopher SaittaUnited States of America2009-07-20
Joshua PinckneyUnited States of America2009-02-13
Enna Isabel BarretoUnited States of America2008-05-19
Children adopted by Brian Kloosterman and Stephanie SchreinerUnited States of America2008-05-09
Jackson WingoUnited States of America2007-08-30
Martha in custody of Milwaukee coupleUnited States of America2005-08-07
Gustavo Adolpho HuntUnited States of America2004-03-19
Nathaniel Jacob AllenUnited States of America2002-02-15
Boy adopted by Jennie MalakUnited States of America2001-07-17
Girl adopted by Ted and Merrily RipleyUnited States of America1984-01-01
  India
CaseReceiving countryDate
Girl adopted by Rajesh Sengar and Bebi SengarIndia2012-09-28
Rohit ChakravarthyUnited States of America2006-02-16
Gustavo Adolpho HuntUnited States of America2004-03-19
21 Girls adopted by John and Marian DiMariaUnited States of America2003-02-01
76+ Children adopted by Diane and Dennis NasonUnited States of America1991-05-01
Jennifer HaynesUnited States of America1989-11-01
Dominick J. (Andrew) DiehlUnited States of America1986-10-29
Boy adopted by Mary Lou and Bernard BauerUnited States of America1985-00-00
Vanessa PearceCanada1984-01-01
  Vietnam
CaseReceiving countryDate
Children adopted by Jean Paul Kruse and Emily KruseUnited States of America2012-08-01
Girl adopted by Eva Maria HoferGermany2006-07-01
18 Children in care of Tom and Debra Schmitz United States of America2004-06-30
Casey "C.J." ElgieUnited States of America2000-08-30
76+ Children adopted by Diane and Dennis NasonUnited States of America1991-05-01
Boy adopted by Mary Lou and Bernard BauerUnited States of America1985-00-00
Jackie Zudis (Thi My Lan Nguyen)United States of America1977-01-01
  Ukraine
CaseReceiving countryDate
Children adopted by Lev Dzyuba and his wifeUnited States of America2013-08-15
Andrew Arthur ButlerUnited States of America2011-06-18
Katya and Lisa adopted by Svetlana Oakley in Luhansk, UkraineUkraine2010-12-01
Phoebe and Joseph DinklerUnited States of America2007-08-09
Girl in care of Vladimir KarpovUnited States of America2007-07-07
Boys adopted by John KruegerUnited States of America2006-04-13
21 Girls adopted by John and Marian DiMariaUnited States of America2003-02-01
  Ethiopia
CaseReceiving countryDate
Boy adopted by Rachel Tipton and her husbandUnited States of America2013-07-12
Children adopted by Douglas and Kristen BarbourUnited States of America2012-09-14
Hana Grace-Rose Williams (Hana Alemu Befekadu) and Immanuel WilliamsUnited States of America2011-05-12
Girls adopted by Lon and DeAnna KennardUnited States of America2010-03-22
10 children adopted by Sharon and Reed LeonardUnited States of America2009-09-01
Children adopted by couple in Haute-Loire, FranceFrance2008-06-06
  Romania
CaseReceiving countryDate
Girl adopted by woman in Ontario, CanadaCanada2006-08-17
Romanian boy adopted by Spanish coupleSpain2006-06-16
Boy adopted by William Delos PeckenpaughUnited States of America2004-12-01
Girl adopted by David and Holly MeyersUnited States of America2003-01-01
David and Samuel Briggs (David and Samuel Filipache)United Kingdom2000-10-01
  Colombia
CaseReceiving countryDate
Girl adopted by Hyacinth MorganUnited States of America2008-06-20
76+ Children adopted by Diane and Dennis NasonUnited States of America1991-05-01
Heather Allison RiggsUnited States of America1988-05-16
Alonso Richard MunsonUnited States of America1983-11-01
Ariel Ariza (aka Ariel James Mitchell), and L.M. in care of Rev. James MitchellUnited States of America1982-01-01
  El Salvador
CaseReceiving countryDate
Shaun WilliamsUnited States of America1991-06-19
76+ Children adopted by Diane and Dennis NasonUnited States of America1991-05-01
Maria Catherine OstlundUnited States of America1986-07-15
Carlos BeltranUnited States of America1984-12-19
William G. Rohrer III "Billy" (Miguelito Alvarada)United States of America1975-05-28
  Kazakhstan
CaseReceiving countryDate
Koystya ThyssenUnited States of America2014-06-25
Girl in UK, forced to become pregnantUnited Kingdom2013-04-28
Boy and Girl adopted by Joseph and Linda MayotteUnited States of America2009-06-05
Ryanne E SpohnUnited States of America2007-03-02
Cameron VanHyningUnited States of America2001-06-23
  Liberia
CaseReceiving countryDate
Children adopted by Jean Paul Kruse and Emily KruseUnited States of America2012-08-01
Lydia and Zariah SchatzUnited States of America2010-02-06
Girl adopted by Ardee Verlon Tyler and Penny Sue TylerUnited States of America2007-10-01
Christopher ForderUnited States of America2002-11-22
  Mexico
CaseReceiving countryDate
Children adopted by Sylvia Jovanna VasquezUnited States of America2006-01-05
Adrianna Maria Romero CramMexico2005-06-13
18 Children in care of Tom and Debra Schmitz United States of America2004-06-30
76+ Children adopted by Diane and Dennis NasonUnited States of America1991-05-01
Children adopted by Dr. Philip J. Broeckel Sr and Julie BroeckelUnited States of America1989-10-01
  Haiti
CaseReceiving countryDate
Children adopted by Jean Paul Kruse and Emily KruseUnited States of America2012-08-01
Five children adopted by Jeffrey and Rebecca TrebilcockUnited States of America2011-03-01
Samantha and Saraphina RevelusUnited States of America2009-03-28
28 children adopted by Kathy and Dan BlackburnUnited States of America1996-06-06
  Philippines
CaseReceiving countryDate
Twins adopted by Sandra WellerUnited States of America2011-10-20
Children adopted by Paul and Paula DunhamUnited States of America2008-11-01
Dominick J. (Andrew) DiehlUnited States of America1986-10-29
  Bulgaria
CaseReceiving countryDate
"Rebecca" from BulgariaUnited States of America2004-12-16
Boy adopted by Michael and Pat AwadaUnited States of America2003-05-03
Nikolina Stoyanova aka Nicole KuchlerUnited States of America2002-01-01
  Nigeria
CaseReceiving countryDate
Girls adopted by Onyeka Lucy AsonyeUnited States of America2013-04-19
Children adopted by Mercury LigginsUnited States of America2004-03-01
  Brazil
CaseReceiving countryDate
21 Girls adopted by John and Marian DiMariaUnited States of America2003-02-01
76+ Children adopted by Diane and Dennis NasonUnited States of America1991-05-01
  Honduras
CaseReceiving countryDate
Christine MontalbanoUnited States of America1997-10-21
Kyle GolebieskiUnited States of America1993-07-30
  Peru
CaseReceiving countryDate
76+ Children adopted by Diane and Dennis NasonUnited States of America1991-05-01
Girl adopted by Missouri coupleUnited States of America1990-10-01
  Dominican Republic
CaseReceiving countryDate
Girl adopted by Laurence JacobsenUnited States of America1983-11-05
Boy adopted by Stephen PrattUnited States of America1983-11-01
  Costa Rica
CaseReceiving countryDate
Girl adopted by Ted and Merrily RipleyUnited States of America1984-01-01
Girl adopted by Gaithersburg MD coupleUnited States of America1981-06-01
  Taiwan
CaseReceiving countryDate
Benjamin YhipUnited States of America2012-04-18
Boy adopted by Tai-Ling GigliottiUnited States of America2009-02-11
  Estonia
CaseReceiving countryDate
Children adopted by John William and Connie Lucile OliverUnited States of America2006-09-23
  Czech Republic
CaseReceiving countryDate
Freddi Bergquist, (Erik Ilesov) Adopted Czech boy in SwedenSweden2006-01-08
  Austria
CaseReceiving countryDate
Andrea SwensonUnited States of America1990-11-09
  Bolivia
CaseReceiving countryDate
21 Girls adopted by John and Marian DiMariaUnited States of America2003-02-01
  Iran
CaseReceiving countryDate
Illegally adopted child of Arab Emirat CoupleUnited Arab Emirates2007-07-12
  Israel
CaseReceiving countryDate
76+ Children adopted by Diane and Dennis NasonUnited States of America1991-05-01
  Ecuador
CaseReceiving countryDate
76+ Children adopted by Diane and Dennis NasonUnited States of America1991-05-01
  Chile
CaseReceiving countryDate
76+ Children adopted by Diane and Dennis NasonUnited States of America1991-05-01
  Bangladesh
CaseReceiving countryDate
76+ Children adopted by Diane and Dennis NasonUnited States of America1991-05-01
  Samoa
CaseReceiving countryDate
Boy adopted by Scott and Catherine Kanani NelsonUnited States of America2004-04-08
  Kenya
CaseReceiving countryDate
Child CUnited Kingdom2008-12-07
  Panama
CaseReceiving countryDate
Girl adopted by Stephen and Kathy RhotenUnited States of America2007-12-07
  Indonesia
CaseReceiving countryDate
Boys adopted by Dr. Daniel Carleton GajdusekUnited States of America1996-01-01
  Georgia (country)
CaseReceiving countryDate
Milena SlattenUnited States of America1999-01-01
  Marshall Islands
CaseReceiving countryDate
Girls adopted by Michael A. Paulin and wifeUnited States of America1998-01-01
  Latvia
CaseReceiving countryDate
Boy and girl adopted by Maureen and Michael CulhaneUnited States of America2002-10-01
  Lithuania
CaseReceiving countryDate
Girl adopted by Richard and Ann StenfeldtUnited States of America2000-04-06
  Sri Lanka
CaseReceiving countryDate
Nilanthie PereraUnited Kingdom1985-01-01
  Ghana
CaseReceiving countryDate
Girl adopted by Paul LavoeUnited States of America2012-04-16
  Thailand
CaseReceiving countryDate
Children adopted by Matthew and Melissa DumontUnited States of America2013-07-10
Girl adopted by Lynwood Elmer VinumThailand2008-07-18
  Democratic Republic of The Congo
CaseReceiving countryDate
Children adopted by Jean Paul Kruse and Emily KruseUnited States of America2012-08-01
Note:

The following cases are domestic adoptions in sending countries:

The following cases are international adoptions where the abuse took place while the adoptive parents resided in the sending country:

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