Arizona Makes use of Fb and Twitter to Publicly Disgrace 'Deadbeat Dads'

Deadbeat dads in Arizona, beware. Your mug could possibly be plastered throughout social media for the world to see.

Arizona Gov. Doug Ducey this week launched a marketing campaign to crack down on "the worst of the worst" mother and father who’re ignoring baby help funds, posting their names and pictures to Twitter and Fb. The hope is that the general public shaming will make a few of them pay up and provides different dads (and mothers) second ideas about evading baby help.

Ducey, a father of three, referred to as out "deadbeat dads" in his State of the Union tackle on Monday, saying he was troubled by the excessive variety of weak youngsters in Arizona.

"For too lengthy, you’ve got been capable of stay nameless — capable of skirt your monetary and authorized duties with no disgrace. Not anymore," the governor proclaimed. Efficient instantly, he stated, the state would start posting the photographs, names and cash owed by "these losers" to social media, with the hashtag #deadbeat.


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"It is easy. In case you’re sufficiently old to father a toddler, you then’re sufficiently old to simply accept monetary duty for that youngster. If you don’t need your embarrassing — illegal — and irresponsible conduct going viral: Man up, and pay up," the Republican governor stated.

WANTED: #AZ Youngster Help Evader Aaron Ace Anderson – Owes $one hundred seventy,993 #Deadbeat

— AzDES (@ArizonaDES) January eleven, 2016

Earlier than the night time was over, the Arizona Division of Financial Safety started tweeting and posting to Fb the names, photographs and quantity of kid help owed by offending fathers.

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The governor stated the shaming marketing campaign is concentrating on 421 deadbeats within the state who collectively owe $20 million. "These deadbeats are the worst of the worst," he tweeted on Wednesday.

WANTED:421 #deadbeats in #AZ who owe a mixed $20 million. Let’s convey #AZ mothers & youngsters justice. These deadbeats are the worst of the worst

— Doug Ducey (@dougducey) January thirteen, 2016