Mom who faked her own kidnapping and went to Disney World is now facing fraud charges
In this 2009 photo, Bonnie Sweeten, who faked her own kidnapping to go to Disney World, walks into the courthouse in Doylestown, Pennsylvania. - David Swanson/The Philadelphia Inquirer/TNS

PHILADELPHIA — A former Bucks County woman who sparked national outrage 13 years ago by falsely claiming she had been kidnapped when she had actually gone to Walt Disney World, is back in trouble with the law. Bonnie Sweeten, once called a "master con woman" by a federal judge, has been charged in connection with a scheme to steal from an employer who was trying to give her a second chance, U.S. Attorney Jacqueline C. Romero announced Monday. Sweeten, 51, recently of Delanco, New Jersey, was charged by information, which means she may have agreed to a plea deal, with two counts of wire fraud r...