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Fraud charges dropped for adoption facilitator

The British press called them the "Internet twins." Five years ago, two premature babies were put up for adoption on various Web sites through an El Cajon adoption firm.
What followed was a tug of war over the girls between an adoptive British couple and relatives of a California couple who also had adopted them. The spat ignited worldwide debate over the legality and morality of using the Internet for adoptions.
International investigations ensued. Fleet Street called the would-be parents from Wales "the most hated couple in Britain." Eventually, the FBI raided the El Cajon home from which the adoption business, A Caring Heart, operated.
Tina Johnson, the woman behind A Caring Heart, was charged with wire fraud and mail fraud in San Diego federal court in 2002.

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