TX: CPS worker accused of stealing personal info
…. As an administrative technician [for Child Protective Services, under the Texas Department of Family and Protective Services], Andrea Daniels was entrusted with the paperwork provided by families like the Robinsons who want to adopt or foster children. Daniels is accused of stealing personal information from at least 70 applicants including the Robinsons in exchange for gifts and money. Prosecutors say she texted the info to her alleged accomplice, who reportedly used it to get fake drivers’ licenses.
Assistant Harris County District Attorney Terese Buess explained, “The co-defendant would use those drivers’ licenses, with the information that he had, to open up credit card accounts at a variety of stores throughout Houston and actually outside of Houston.”
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