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It is a crime and one can be arrested for filing false child abuse reports. In New York State it is a class A misdemeanor (Penal Code Subdivision 3, subsection 240.50). So your first step should be to report the person in question and call the police. Even if it is only simply investigated and nothing concrete found leading to an arrest, it might be enough to get her to stop. According to New York State law, it is the district attorney’s responsibility to investigate and prosecute cases where false reports of child abuse are made. Claiming that the calls were anonymous is no excuse for failing to investigate. If this continues then you should contact your congressman and try to put pressure on as many people as possible to cure this. It might be difficult but there is not much more you can do unfortunately.
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