The Baby Thief

How Georgia Tann turned the public adoption industry into a for-profit kidnapping scheme.

Down the Rabbit Hole
14 min readFeb 21, 2022

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In December of 1990, Ms. Alma Sipple was scanning the TV dial and just so happened on NBC’s “Unsolved Mysteries.” She sat forward on her chair, as Robert Stack told the story of an infamous Tennessee social worker who’d made a fortune running a black-market baby adoption ring for over 3…

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Down the Rabbit Hole

I write about true crime, mysteries, and anything that’s pulled me down a rabbit hole. Good luck climbing out.