Woman Charged In Oklahoma Adoption Scam Sentenced

Friday, October 21st 2011, 7:19 pm
By: News 9


OKLAHOMA CITY -- A woman charged in an adoption scam in June, 2011 is now going to prison.

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Angela Wilkerson admitted to taking money from families in several states, promising she would give up her child for adoption.

Wilkerson pleaded guilty to trafficking children, and a judge sentenced her to five years.

According to court documents, Wilkerson also agreed to pay more than $55,000 in restitution to the victims. Once she's out of prison, she'll be on probation for ten years.


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