According to Masha Allen’s last counsel of record, James Marsh, ChildPromise, formerly known as Reaching Out Thru International Adoption (ROTIA), the agency most responsible for placing Masha with pedophile predator Matthew Mancuso has gone out of business. No reason given. (ChildLaw, Cambria County Casualty. Also see Marsh’s related blog, Children for Sale–Guatemala Pedo-Paradise) As Marsh reminds us, none but Mancuso have been brought to justice, legally or morally–or even received a slap on the snout, for their parts in Masha’s tragedy. Jeannene Smith, coordinator of Masha’s adoption at ROTIA, which was not licensed to operate in New Jersey at the time of the adoption, has walked away clean as the Virgin Mary, despite attempting to “mislead” the FBI and the US Congress about her role in the placement and lying to New Jersey officials and destroying documents during that state’s investigation. So brazen is Smith, now treasurer of the self-created international adoption lobby, Focus on Adoption, that last October she waltzed right in to the Adoption Ethics and Accountability Conference Future of Guatemalan Adoptions panel Q&A to advocate “concurrent planning” (local/domestic and international placement) without worrying about “cultural barriers,” to get children “released as quickly as possible.” Translation: keep the Continue Reading →