Rafu staff and wire reports
SANTA ANA — The Orange County District Attorney’s Office on Oct. 19 launched a Facebook page to help it track down missing children, calling it the first social networking page of its kind in the nation.
The page features six cases with victims being found in Japan, Mexico, Zambia and Kansas City, Mo., as well as the case of two children recently found.
Photos of the children will include ones showing how they have aged when necessary. Pictures of the defendants, details about the case, the suspected whereabouts of the victims, resources for parents, and contact information to provide tips to investigators are also posted.
To visit the page, type “Child Abduction Unit/Orange County District Attorney” in Facebook’s search engine or go to www.orangecountyda.com and select the tab for “OCDA Child Abduction.”
The victim in the Japan case is Keisuke Christian Collins. In 2008, Reiko Nakata Greenberg-Collins, 47, was sharing custody of Keisuke with her estranged husband, with whom she was in divorce proceedings. A temporary court order barred both parents from leaving Orange County with the child.
According to the District Attorney’s Office, Greenberg-Collins called her estranged husband on June 15, 2008 and asked if she could keep their son for one extra day, then abducted Keisuke and flew with him to Japan the following day.
It is believed that the defendant is still living in Japan with Keisuke and her daughter from a previous marriage. Keisuke was 5 years old at the time of the abduction and is now 8.
There is a $250,000 warrant for Greenberg-Collins’ arrest. She is facing one felony count of child abduction.
Keisuke’s father, Randy Collins, has created his own website, www.bringkeisukehome.com. Citing numerous cases similar to his, he charges that Japan’s family court system “supports, condones, and encourages the kidnapping of our children.”