Abduction Hoax

(Bonnie Sweeten, in 2009 mug shot.)

Bucks County Abduction Hoax Mom Gets 8+ Years For $1M Fraud

A Philadelphia-area woman has been sentenced to more than eight years in prison for stealing more than $1 million from her employer before calling in a hoax carjacking and fleeing to Disney World with her young daughter.


(Bonnie Sweeten, in file photo.)

Judge: Pa. Mom In Kidnap Hoax Faces Stiff Sentence

A suburban Philadelphia mother should expect significant prison time for swindling her boss and a relative of as much as $1 million before staging a hoax kidnapping and taking her 9-year-old daughter to Disney World, a federal judge said Thursday.


Bonnie Sweeten

Pa. Kidnap Hoax Mom Set To Plead In $700K Fraud

A suburban Philadelphia mom who staged a racially charged hoax kidnapping amid a $700,000 fraud investigation appears ready to admit the financial crimes.