Coloradans know custody disputes are rarely easy to go through. The idea of having to defend your abilities and rights as a parent is so jarring to so many already that it can be near-devastating if your child is indeed placed in the hands of someone else. For one woman, the custody proceedings didn't end with her son being placed in someone else's hands but rather taken, by his grandparents.
A couple who lived near Colorado Springs between 1999 and 2005 but now live in Dallas, Texas, have been charged by authorities for theft and forgery after allegedly collecting child support for two of their adopted children who have been missing for nearly a decade. The couple has reportedly received $175,000 in support from the government during the time the boys have been missing.