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Deadbeat dads owe $416k

Andy Ouriel • Mar 16, 2013 at 12:46 PM

Police, case workers and families want 12 deadbeat dads — seemingly depriving their children of food, clothing and other necessities — to finally pay up.

A dozen Erie County fathers collectively owe $416,000 in child support payments, according to Erie County Job and Family Services records the Register obtained through a public records request.

The request centered on who, either men or women, in Erie County owed the largest child support amounts.

“It’s concerning,” agency executive director Karen Balconi Ghezzi said of the amount owed. “These men are showing negligence.”

Get the ePaper of Saturday's Register at a newsstand near you for a breakdown of who owes what and which arrest warrants take top priority.

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