The Abduction of Anthonette Cayedito - Unsolved Mysteries

A nine-year-old Navajo girl is abducted in the middle of the night.

Anthonette Cayedito

Missing:

Gender: Female
DOB: 12/25/76
Eyes: Brown
Hair: Black
Defining Characteristics: Has a mole on her right cheek, a scar on her knee, and a scar on her lip
Remarks: Last seen 4/6/86

CASE DETAILS

Was it Anthonette whose call was recorded?

Gallup, New Mexico, lies within what was once the territory of the Navajo Indian nation.   On April 6, 1986, this quiet community of 18,000 was rocked by the mysterious disappearance of a nine-year-old Navajo girl named Anthonette Cayedito.   When her mother, Penny, awoke that morning, she was surprised to find that Anthonette was not in the house:

“We went looking for her around the house, nothing.   I didn’t start panicking until we checked with all the neighbors, went to every house and nobody had, seen her.”

She left a note for the waitress

The police and Penny’s neighbors searched the surrounding foothills but found no trace of the little girl.   Authorities were almost certain she had been kidnapped.   The days stretched into weeks, then months.   Police could offer little to bolster Penny’s hopes of ever finding her daughter alive.   Finally, after a year had passed and all seemed lost, a dramatic call for help came into the Gallup Police Station.   The voice claimed to be Anthonette Cayedito and the dispatcher asked her where she was.   But before the girl could answer, the call was abruptly ended by an unidentified man.   Detectives played a recording of the call for Penny Cayedito:

“I listened to that tape over and over and over.   And just by the way she says her last name, and the way she screamed, sent chills all over my body.   A mother knows and I know that was her.”

Her sister remembered the abduction

The phone call renewed hope for Anthonette’s safe return.   However, four tortuous years passed without any further clues.   The FBI released two computer-enhanced photographs showing what Anthonette might look like at the age of 14.   Four months later, according to Agent Kevin Miles of the FBI, a possible sighting of Anthonette was reported in Carson City, Nevada:

“A waitress in at a restaurant in Carson City told the Carson City police about a strange incident that she had witnessed that particular day.   She waited on a table at which sat a male and a female, rather unkempt, and a small girl about the age of 14 or 15.   The little girl would deliberately drop a utensil on the floor.   The waitress put the utensil back on the table and the little girl grabbed her hand. And the waitress thought nothing of it and went about her business.   The threesome left the restaurant and the waitress went back to the table and began to bus the table.   She lifted up the plate belonging to the girl, beneath was a napkin that said please help me, call the police.   By the time she realized what had happened, the couple and the girl were gone.”

Neighbors helped search for Anthonette

Shortly after the Carson City sighting, Penny turned to her own Native American heritage in the search for Anthonette.   She and her other daughters visited a respected Navajo medicine woman skilled in performing traditional tribal ceremonies.   The medicine woman performed the Crystal Ritual, which is said to make contact with the spirit of a missing person.   According to the medicine woman, Anthonette was still alive and may have a child.   She was being held against her will by threats of violence, somewhere in the Southwest.   Penny was amazed that the information provided by the medicine woman was consistent with elements of the detective’s investigation:

“Going to the medicine lady gives me a lot of strength and it helps me to just know that she is alive. No matter who she’s with, they’ve got to have some compassion not to hurt another human being as small as she is.”

Anthonette Cayedito was nine-years-old when she disappeared.   Today, she would be in her 30’s.   She has brown hair and brown eyes.   Her birthday is December 25 th.


Watch this case now on Amazon Prime in season five with Robert Stack and in season eight with Dennis Farina. Also available on YouTube with Dennis Farina. Various seasons available now on Hulu.

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60 Comments

  1. Adam Hetch

    This case is very odd, i think theres more to the story than were being told. I heard the mother was on drugs and also was able to buy a brand new car not too long after she went missing,Why did Wendy wait to say what happened??? How come they were up? Why didnt the mother hear the door? You don’t normally here of this happening were someone picks a random house to knock on the door hoping that a child answers it. I think the mother definitely knew something. Possibly drug related.

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  2. Norah

    I saw this episode for the first time when I was maybe 8 years old and it really shook me.. I’m 26 now and I still think about this girl often. I hope you’re okay, wherever you are.

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  3. Light Feather

    Has the family thought about contacting someone to do a podcast? They are very successful and have people listening from all over. I think it could really help.

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  4. Michelle Braund

    Does anyone know the name of the actress who played Anthonette on the show? I would like to know more about her.

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  5. Toni

    I am a medium and I feel so strongly that she is alive and does not want to be found. She just wants to live a simple life under the radar with her uncle, daughter and his wife. She has the support like she would with parents. She was never harmed or in danger. At the time that she was at the restaurant, she was upset with her uncle over an argument and wanted freedom at the moment. She tried to get the waitresses attention however she did not feel like she was in danger. Her living with her uncle was planned by mom

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    • ToniisAnIdiot

      Your comment is delusional! How can you say she was never harmed, when she was kidnapped? She disappeared when she was 9, not 15!

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    • debbie

      toni her uncle was cleared of any crime against her and of course she wants to come home obviously she had a baby underage and against her will probably raped she tried to get the waitresses attention so I think you need to recheck y

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  6. They know

    Who took her. But without evidence and credible witness, its moot. She’s been gone, probably was killed soon after kidnappings. I wonder why her, whomever knew the girls were alone essentiallly, could’ve done much worse. I’m not going to say the entire family doesn’t care. But what can they do? Police, media ect don’t care soooo…. When family lies to investigators they love it, BC it means they don’t have to care either.

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  7. Donavan S.Delvecchio

    Who is this uncle Joe the sister spoke of? I heard he was involved & a member of the family.Feel free to correct me if im mistaking.And have he been investigated and where is he now.

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    • Alex

      He was the ex-husband of her mother’s sister and from what I understand he was never a suspect.

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    • Dez

      Uncle Joe is my dad. My cousin Wendy (who is the youngest of the 3 sisters) stated that the man who she claimed knocked at the door, in the middle of the night, stated he was Uncle Joe. However, my dad was cleared of any involvement and his alibi is rock solid. Whoever used my dad’s name must have known my cousins wouldn’t hesitate to open the door for him because my dad would NEVER hurt them. NEVER.

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  8. Adam

    I saw this case on UM when I was 14 (now 36) I think about it from time to time and check to see if she’s been found. I know one day she will.

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  9. Anonymous

    Whatever you have to say, please post it regarding this case. Whether it’s opinions, suggestions, prayers or positive energy to Anthonette’s family, it will keep it open in everyone’s mind and hopefully prompt the police to re-investigate this case with the modern use of DNA, etc.

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  10. Anonymous

    My heart goes out to the fam, hopefully they can get answers

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  11. Anonymous

    Perhaps, the case is best summed up by the words of Special Agent Steve Marshall, spokesman for the FBI’s Albuquerque Field Office, “This case was very weird.”

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  12. Anonymous

    God bless the family. I can’t imagine the weight of the pain they have carried for so many years.

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  13. Chaita

    That’s A Beatufil Little 9 Year Old Girl I HopeThey Her soon

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  14. Jen

    Just saw Anthonette’s story on Unsolved Mysteries. Thoughts & prayers to her and her family. My heart truly goes out to all of you. Never give up hope that she is out there trying to find her way home. God bless you all.

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  15. Anonymous

    For those of you who want to give the family hope and prayers, bless you! For those of you who want to fantasize about where she might be today, please stop unless you have seen someone resembling her. And for anthonette, your family misses you, loves you dearly, don’t ever give up! Try to believe in God and for all of us who are praying for your safe return, God will find a way! For the disgusting couple who had or has her, your only potential saving grace is that she had better be found safe. heaven help you!

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  16. Anonymous

    I have heard roamers that that she is alive and well living in Carson City NV waiting tables

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  17. Lola

    Anthonette was abducted 30 years ago, a little girl was just taken and probably subjected to so much pain of no fault of her own. Family members, friends, people of the community near and far want answers, are hopeful on her where abouts and safe return. That could be made possible if they reopen her case, have detectives, FBI, someone search for her. She wasn’t given a voice to be heard, she wasn’t protected, she deserves not to be forgotten.

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  18. Monica S.

    30 Yr. Anniversary 4/6/16
    i read all these positive and negative comments about my cousin Anthonette; it is really sad how people just judge you without not even knowing any facts or whatever they think they know. i know as a family member to Anthonette ( and how i am related our mothers were sisters ) it hurts everyday knowing she is out there somewhere, wondering if she will come home, we hold on to that hope. My aunt left this world not finding her daughter it really tore her up mentally,physically no one will ever know the pain she felt unless you have been through this type of heartache keep your judgmental comments to yourself. Anthonette was not your average child she had a lot of spunk, she loved Micheal Jackson, did not go a day without listening to her Ronnie milsap songs, she was out going, loved school, and loved learning about God. for those of you that send your kind thoughts and words I say thank you from the bottom of my heart; and those that fuel the negativity in this world well you can take that else where we don’t need it !!! Keep her in your prayers that one day she will finally make it home.
    I love and miss you everyday Anthonette…
    Monica ( Cousin to Anthonette)

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    • Danny Hill

      I hope she is found and goes home one day. I wonder though, if she is still alive what is keeping her from contacting family…

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    • Donavan S.Delvecchio

      Hi Monica! I read somewhere Joe took Anthoneete they call him uncle Joe. Have he been investigated. Correct me if im wrong.

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    • Jules

      I hope you find her. This story just makes me so sad, I cannot even imagine what you have been and still are going through and what she has suffered. I am sorry to hear that her mother has passed away without finding her. My heart goes out to you all.

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    • Crystal D Delgado

      I remember this story, I find it sad that Anthonette was never found and her poor mom never got closure before she passed,Love to your family

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  19. Dom

    This story interests me a lot but there’s not enough description on the disappearance. For one somebody should look into the one cmnt on here about the girl stating she seen a girl who looks just like her that could be her daughter. Someone should report that. I live in Wisconsin and having many Native American friends mostly Oneida and they have taught me many things. I have never heard of a medicine woman using this crystal ritual being able to contact missing people but I’m going to look into that. Has the family ever contacted the medicine woman prior to see if she has any more info about the girl being alive still or anything? I know that there is a native lady here in my town who does cleansing on your souls and can read everything about and see spirits around if they are loved ones that have passed or lost souls trying to contact you and she tells you if they have a msg for you or what they want. So the family should look into seeing a lady who does stuff like that or native mediums that have those special gifts. As for the cmnt stating she saws her when she a child that could possibly be true. My one native friend had a special gift from when she was about for 4-13 on having contact with spirits. She was 4 when her uncle passed away and her family always told her of how she would be pointing to the ceiling and laughing; talking away with him. She had told them that uncle had visited her and told her to tell her aunt that everything would be okay and not to worry and that he loves and misses her. She described what he looked like and the family was shocked. Ever since she got older she would either come in contact with a spirit but wouldn’t be able to talk to them or she would either hear them and wouldn’t be able to see them. I remember her always being able to talk to her aunt Kelly all the time and seeing her. But like they say babies and animals have the ability to see spirits over most adults especially native babies. Was there any babies in the family or relatives that ever stated seeing anthonette? Did any of the family ever have experiences with hearing or seeing owls before or after her disappearance? I’ve had 10 encounters with owls seeing only one during this past January before my bday. My friend says she thinks I’m a messenger. Because most natives tell me seeing or hearing owls either means to watch out for something, death of a close one is near, or something not always good will occur. I really think the family should look into a native psychic for this case. I pray the girl is found someday and she can be laid to the rest at peace and my condolences go out to the family, I hope you all will be at peace when justice gets served.

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  20. Eric W Bohannon

    I Get the “Family” Has a 7-11 type,Store, and She is a manager, now I see her doing the accounting books, standing at the counter, serving people, She is in Friends or Family 2 families removed. I see her getting married when she was 21, a couple of week and a half, before, after some training, and a B and G, and a end after 2.5 after, and some more training, and some If that is true, which could be is a lie, then why is the story is on here?

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  21. Christine

    This story touches my heart sooo much I’ve watch this last 2yrs ago and I never forgot her name and I rewatch the video over and over as I’m the mother and yes I can imagine what this little innocent angel has gone thru the years missing too, Oh lets pray “Dear Lord only you know what happen to little Anthonette Cayedito you have eyes on us and Dear Lord I hope shes happy in your arms if shes gone to this day and or not may she return home safe in some way by your supernatural power Lord and reuniting her back to her lost loved ones and Dear Lord put a stumbling block on those suspects to be caught and found justice served in your mighty way Dear Lord rest assure this case in your judgement thank you only you Jesus is the way Amen and we love and miss you little Anthonette Cayedito you shall always be remembered….

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  22. Sadie

    Have they found her?

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  23. Tara

    I do believe the family knew more then they are saying. She can’t just disappear into thin air. Why does her sister tell it years later? That was weird. I think her sister was coached into saying that years later. And how can no one see or hear anything? how come her mom didn’t hear the knock or the screaming? Weird case.

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    • Mitchell

      It’s a strange phenomenon when people think that others need to know how they feel or what they think.

      Do you have inside information? Were you there? Are you a relative? Oh..no, you say? Then why do you think you know what happened? Or that everyone else should give a damn? People should keep their uninformed opinions to themselves. A nation full of narcissists….

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    • Anonymous

      The mom was out drinking the night this happened. She could have been passed out, perhaps black out drunk and doesn’t even remember coming home? They keep saying they think she knew more than what she told, maybe this is the reason. She was drunk, she doesn’t remember coming home, she could have brought someone home with her and lied about it, she could have told someone at the bar she had 2 young girls at home, etc etc.

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  24. natt

    I feel for the family and I sure hope the mom gets an answer to what happened because it has been almost 30 yrs since it happened but you have to wonder why the little girl answered the door alone that late at night she should have woken up her mom instead and why didn’t the younger girl start screaming for help I’ve always taught my son to let me always answer the door when he was younger never to open to anyone because it is so unsafe these days but back then the world wasn’t half as scary as it is now but I pray they get an answer.

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  25. trev

    Why don’t they hire a psychic to find her, like on Psychic Detectives?

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  26. Mulder

    I don’t believe the sister’s story. I really think she was coaxed into saying that 2 people in a van took her. She didn’t tell the story until several years after. And according to the story. Only after they had a lead as to a possible sighting of Anthonette. THEN she tells this story. Whether she made it up or dreamed it. I dunno. It makes no sense to just go back to bed afterwards. And then help her mom try and find Anthonette the next morning. Why didn’t she tell her mom???? The phone call doesn’t make sense either. From what I have read it was made to the police station. NOT 911. Who just up and knows the number? To the police station? Im 31 and I dont. I think Anthonette’s mom KNEW MORE than she was telling. Apparently so did the investigators in charge of the investigation. They wanted to interview her before she passed away of illness. However they got to the hospital too late. I would like to make a possible leap here. I think the phone call was set up to renew interest in the case. I think the mom knew who possibly might have taken her. And was trying to give the police a tip. Just my theory. I believe she was threatened into NOT saying anything. And feared her daughter was dead. Then possibly someone probably gave her the impression she was alive. Which resulted in the phony phone call to the police station. Too short to trace. But enough to light a fire under the investigation.

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  27. Mulder

    I cannot get this case outta my head. This one and Tammy Lynn Leppert. I have a feeling as to what happened to them. Just dont want to think about it.

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  28. Tara

    This case is so strange. They have no idea what happened to her? I hope one day she is found. So sad to see the family not know where she is especially after all these years. Bless you Ahnthonette.

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  29. Anonymous

    Never assumed the worst. What happened is going to give all a definite answer.

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  30. TAYA TOM

    SHE MIGHT BE DEAD.WHEN I WAS ONLY THREE YEARS OLD I HAD SEEN HER AS A GHOST SHE WAS STILL WEARING THE CLOTHES SHE HAD GOT KIDNAPPED IN AND HER HAIR WAS STILL DOWN .SO SHE MIGHT DEAD TO THIS VERY DAY.

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  31. samantha

    Again I thank its a famliy kiddnaping, cause the girl’s were told never to answer the door inless it was a famliy memeber. So look at famliy, an uncle to be exact, cause acoreding to her sister when she answered the door she called the person uncle.

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  32. This case still touches me...

    I remember seeing this story… I’m a Navajo woman from Arizona and Gallup really isn’t that far from my hometown. I think about it often and wonder what happened to that little girl…. Although she is older than me, I’m 29, I see the last images and think of her as a baby. Oh, my heart goes out to the Cayedito family. I know no matter what anyone says, or does, your hearts must ache. I hope you all heal in some ways and I pray to God that you get answers and that Anthonette is alive and well, or no longer suffering. Peace be with you, Shi Dine’.
    :,,(

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  33. shadia

    I have this weird fixation with this case. I’ve remembered it since I was little. I know she’s probably dead, but I have a weird hope in me that she is alive somewhere. God bless. I hope shes alive somewhere. I feel like the only one who still cares about her, god.

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    • Desiree

      No Shadia……….you are not the ‘only one’ who cares about her. She has TONS of family that still loves her and cares for her and misses her dearly. Please think about your words before you just spew out stuff. Please and thank you!

      Desiree – First cousin of Anthonette ‘Squirrel’ Cayedito <3 Love you Squirrel <3 always and forever!!

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  34. Lola

    I would like to believe that Anthonette Cayadito is still alive? To look at her photo, you see the face of innocence. For someone or more than one individual to take her and hurt her is such pure evil. Maybe one day the truth will be told and those involved will be held accountable for their actions.

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  35. Vada

    She looks an awful lot like a girl I met last year in school. I was around fourteen, the girl was fifteen or sixteen.

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  36. nene

    Sorry to hear about this little girl. I have three kids myself i can’t imagine what her family is going through. I pray she reunited with her family soon.

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  37. Desiree

    Anthonette “Squirrel” Cayedito, is my first cousin and no, she has never been found. April 6, 2015 will be the 29th Anniversary of her disappearance. I wrote this poem a few years ago for her. Cousin, wherever you are, I love you and I pray you are safe.

    Anthonette ‘Squirrel’ Cayedito
    ©2012 Desiree Rivers

    Her favorite color was purple
    She was born on Christmas Day
    She loved Ronnie Milsap
    On a cool April morning, she came up missing – gone, taken away
    The search then started
    Many came from miles around
    To help my hurting family
    Search for my cousin who still has not been found
    Not a day goes by that I don’t think of her
    Her smile and laughter live on in my mind
    Living, dancing & singing the memories will never die
    Dear Lord you know what happened as everything is part of your plan
    It’s just so hard for me to fathom as I struggle to understand
    I pray that You will protect her, wherever she may be
    Anthonette ‘Squirrel’ Cayedito, you are always a special part of me

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    • Canadien Native

      Hey Desiree. I’m still troubled by this case. And I’d like to help in any way. Did you ever think about giving your DNA to the federal data bank. I heard theyre working on one in the US to help identify people In murder cases. It would speed up finding her significantly

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    • Amber

      Would you or your family consider contacting Dr. Phil about this case? It might help because if Antonette is still alive & she happens to watch it then she would know that you are still looking for her, there is a possibility that she may not know she is a missing child. If she is dead, then the person who knows something might be able to locate her remains so she c an b e properly laid to rest & your family might have some type of closure

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  38. kiesha

    did they ever find this girl who was kidnapped in 1986.

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  39. tara

    did they ever find this girl who was kidnapped in 1986.

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    • unsolved

      She is still missing. If you have any tips, please be sure to let us know!

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    • s.

      I was a friend of her sister in school and they never found her,but her mother had a shrine of sorts to celebrate her daughter and you couldn’t touch it at all. Her mother still feels shes alive I think.

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    • cassandra

      No they havent. My grandpa was on the case and I live here in gallup. And she still hasn’t been found.

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    • jasmine (related to Anthonette)

      No we have not found her yet. She is still missing. And my aunt Penny passed away.

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I am of the age of majority in my state of residence (which is typically 18 years of age in most states) and competent to contract in my own name. I HAVE READ THIS SUBMISSION RELEASE AND I FULLY UNDERSTAND AND FREELY ACCEPT THE CONTENTS AND MEANING OF THIS AGREEMENT. I AGREE TO BE BOUND HEREBY AND INDICATE MY ACCEPTANCE OF THESE TERMS BY CLICKING THE BOX BELOW. MY electronic consent to this Agreement (or to any other agreement between ME AND YOU), whether by clicking THE BOX BELOW or similar buttons provided in conjunction with any such agreement, shall constitute MY electronic signature and, according to the provisions of UNITED STATES federal law (INCLUDING, WITHOUT LIMITATION, UNITED STATES COPYRIGHT LAW), shall be of the same effect as if I had signed such agreement manually. UPON YOUR request, I agree to sign a non-electronic version of this Agreement. A printed version of this Agreement and/or of any notice given in electronic form shall be admissible in judicial, administrative, or arbitration proceedings based upon or relating to this Agreement to the same extent and subject to the same conditions as other business documents and records originally generated.

Complaints about content, including complaints arising state or federal law involving the unsolved website should be made to unsolved@unsolved.com or at Unsolved Mysteries, 4303 W. Verdugo Ave., Burbank, CA  91505.  For questions regarding Unsolved’s compliance with the Digital Millennium Copyright Act please see our DMCA policy [https://unsolved.com/dcma-agreement/]

 

PRIVACY POLICY

Cosgrove Meurer Productions, Inc. (“CMP”) provides www.unsolved.com (the “Website”) and related services for your personal non-commercial use only and subject to your compliance with this Privacy Statement and Cosgrove Meurer Productions, Inc. Terms of Use Agreement. Please read this Agreement carefully before using this Website. Your use of this Website constitutes your acceptance to be bound by this Agreement without limitation, qualification or change. If at any time you do not accept all the terms and conditions of this Agreement, you must immediately discontinue use of this Website. This Agreement sets forth Cosgrove Meurer Productions, Inc. policies with respect to its operation of this Website.

Certain products or services offered by this Website may be governed by additional terms (“Additional Terms”) presented in conjunction with those products or services. You must agree to these Additional Terms before using those areas or Cosgrove Meurer Productions, Inc. Services. The Additional Terms and this Agreement shall apply equally. In the event of an irreconcilable inconsistency between the Additional Terms and this Agreement, the Additional Terms shall control.

YOU MAY NOT USE THIS WEBSITE FOR ANY PURPOSE THAT IS UNLAWFUL OR PROHIBITED BY THIS AGREEMENT AND/OR ANY APPLICABLE ADDITIONAL TERMS. YOUR ACCESS TO THIS WEBSITE MAY BE TERMINATED IMMEDIATELY IN COSGROVE MEURER PRODUCTIONS, INC. SOLE DISCRETION, WITH OR WITHOUT NOTICE, IF YOU FAIL TO COMPLY WITH ANY PROVISIONS OF THIS AGREEMENT AND/OR ADDITIONAL TERMS, OR FOR ANY OTHER REASON, OR FOR NO REASON.

This Agreement informs you of Cosgrove Meurer Productions, Inc. practices with respect to the online collection, use, and disclosure of personal information from the Website. Personal information is information that allows us to contact you (such as email address, home address, or telephone number) or other information that, when linked to your name or contact information, allows us to personalize your visit to our Website by providing you with information that suits your interests.

DATA WE COLLECT

Personal Data
 

We collect information (whether online, by phone, or by paper) that enables CMP to identify or contact you (“Personal Data”) to carry out our business purposes.  CMP Sites collect this information for a variety of business reasons, including but not limited to, providing tips, registering for an CMP event or program, purchasing CMP products or services, or otherwise interacting with CMP.
 

The types of Personal Data we collect include, but are not limited to:
 

Personal data is not collected without your providing that information to us.
 

Non-Personal Data
 

We collect information (whether online, by phone, or by paper) that does not directly identify you as you interact with our Sites (“Non-Personal Data”). The types of Non-Personal Data we collect includes, but is not limited to:

 

HOW CMP USES YOUR DATA

In addition to the uses described above, we use your Personal Data, sometimes combined with Non-Personal Data, in a variety of ways including, but not limited to:


Personal Data
 


Non-Personal Data


We use Non-Personal Data to improve the usability of our Sites and for other business reasons. We or other third-party companies also use the Non-Personal Data to provide advertisements and targeted advertisements to you (ads based on the Non-Personal Data). We do not provide Personal Data to third parties with whom we share your Non-Personal Data. Please note that, when you select an advertising link or other link that takes you to sites not operated by CMP, you may be subject to the privacy policies of these third-party sites.

PERSONAL DATA COLLECTED FROM THE UNSOLVED APPLICATION

We may also obtain demographic and other personally identifiable information (such as your name, email address, password and PIN) that you voluntarily give to us when choosing to participate in various activities related to the Unsolved Application, including chat, posting messages in comment sections or in our forums, liking posts, sending feedback, and responding to surveys. 

 

If you do not turn off your phone’s location services, you may send us your geographic location.  If your camera roll is set to share, you may make your camera roll available to us.  If you have signed up to receive push notifications, you will receive those from the Unsolved Application.

 

HOW WE SHARE YOUR DATA

We share your Personal Data, sometimes combined with Non-Personal Data, in a variety of ways including, but not limited to the below:


Your email address will be used only by the CMP, its entities and CMP vendors performing member services, or offering products on CMP’s behalf.  CMP does not sell or rent email addresses to anyone outside the CMP, nor does CMP share email addresses to unrelated third-parties, affiliates, or CMP members.  CMP also shares your email address with third parties to enable CMP to take security measures to help protect against unauthorized access to or unauthorized alteration, disclosure, or destruction of data.  Finally, CMP shares email addresses with third parties as necessary for CMP to perform certain services on our behalf, such as packaging, mailing and delivering products and processing event registrations and to respond to your service requests.

 

HOW YOU CAN MANAGE YOUR DATA WE COLLECT

You can manage your profile and email preferences, including “opting out” of email by contacting us. If you prefer to receive hard copy mailings only from CMP, you can contact us and request to have your name and address removed from the list we provide to third parties.

 

For California residents, please consult the “California Privacy Rights” section for additional considerations. 

 

Our processing of your data is based upon your consent, contract performance (e.g., your purchase of products), legitimate business interest (e.g., direct marketing of goods and services), or compliance with law.  You have the right to object to our processing of your data or to restrict our processing of your data. In addition, if you have consented to the processing of your Personal Data, you have the right to withdraw your consent at any time.

 

CALIFORNIA PRIVACY RIGHTS

In addition to the rights as explained in this Privacy Policy, under California law, California residents who provide personal information (as defined in the statute) to obtain products or services for personal, family, or household use are entitled to request and obtain from us, once a calendar year, information about the personal information we shared, if any, with other businesses for marketing uses. If applicable, this information would include the categories of personal information and the names and addresses of those businesses with which we shared such personal information for the immediately prior calendar year (e.g., requests made in the current year will receive information about the prior year).

 

To obtain this information please write to us at:

 

Unsolved

4303 Verdugo Ave.

Burbank, CA  91505

 

 Attn: CMP -- California Privacy Law.

 

Please include your full name and address.

 

CANADIAN ANTI-SPAM LAW

CMP complies with the Canada Anti-Spam Law which requires you to opt-in to receive unauthorized Commercial Electronic Messages (as defined under the Canada Anti-Spam Law).

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HOW WE PROTECT PERSONAL DATA

CMP implements commercially reasonable security measures to help protect against unauthorized access to or unauthorized alteration, disclosure, or destruction of data. Except for membership directories, membership lists and registration lists, and the sharing of information as set forth in this Privacy Policy, we restrict access to Personal Data to certain companies who need the data to operate, develop, or improve our services. These individuals or partner organizations are bound by confidentiality obligations and may be subject to discipline, including termination and criminal prosecution, if they fail to meet these obligations.

 

Unfortunately, no data transmission over the Internet or electronic storage is fully secure. Accordingly, and despite our reasonable efforts to protect your Personal Data from unauthorized access, use, or disclosure, CMP cannot guarantee or warrant the security of the Personal Data you transmit to us, or to or from our online Sites. If you have questions about this Privacy Policy, please contact us.

 

Certain areas of the Sites require the use of a user ID, email address, or password as an additional security measure that helps protect your Personal Data.  To help you protect your privacy, these Sites have tools to help you log in and log out.

ACCESSING, CHANGING AND DELETING PERSONAL INFORMATION

We rely on you to update and correct your Personal Data.  If you are a user of our Sites, subscriber to [CMP product], purchaser of CMP products and services, you can review, update and correct your information directly on CMP’s website or by contacting us using the information in the “Contact Information” section below.

 

Typically, we retain your Personal Data for the period necessary to fulfill the purposes outlined in this Privacy Policy, unless a longer retention period is required or permitted by law.  This may include retaining your Personal Data indefinitely, even after you are no longer a CMP member, in order to provide you with future marketing opportunities and other purposes, as well as to comply with our legal obligations, resolve disputes, or enforce any of our agreements.  

 

Please note that you can request, at any time, that we delete your Personal Data.  All requests must be directed to the contact in the “Contact Information” section below.  We can decide to delete your Personal Data if we believe that the data is incomplete, inaccurate, or that our continued use and storage are contrary to our obligations to other members, individuals, or third parties.  When we delete your Personal Data, it will be removed from our active databases or anonymized so that the data is no longer identified with you, but the data may remain in our archives if CMP determines that it is not practical or possible to delete it.

Your Personal Data is processed in the United States, where privacy laws may be less stringent than the laws in your country and where the government, courts, or law enforcement may be able to access your data.  By submitting your Personal Data to us, you agree to the transfer, storage and processing of your Personal Data in the United States.

You, as the data subject, have the right to lodge a complaint with a supervisory authority, in particular in the Member State of your habitual residence, place of work, or place of the alleged infringement, if you believe that the processing of your personal data does not comply with legal requirements.

In the event we determine the occurrence of a data security incident, we will notify you by email, US mail, telephone, or other means as permitted by law.

If you have questions, comments, or complaints concerning our privacy practices or if you wish to change, access, or remove your Personal Data, please contact us as indicated below.  We will attempt, where practical, to respond to your requests and to provide you with additional privacy related information.

Cosgrove Meurer Productions, Inc. is the owner of this Website and retains all ownership rights to the information collected at this Website. Cosgrove Meurer Productions, Inc. reserves the right to change, modify, add, or remove provisions of this Privacy Statement. Any changes to this Privacy Statement will be posted here, and we encourage you to check back from time to time. In addition, Cosgrove Meurer Productions, Inc. will notify registered users of changes as they occur.

We allow third-party companies to serve ads and/or collect certain anonymous information when you visit our web site. These companies may use non-personally identifiable information (e.g., click stream information, browser type, time and date, subject of advertisements clicked or scrolled over) during your visits to this and other Web sites in order to provide advertisements about goods and services likely to be of greater interest to you. These companies typically use a cookie or third party web beacon to collect this information. To learn more about this behavioral advertising practice or to opt-out of this type of advertising, you can visit networkadvertising.org. Your use of the site constitutes your agreement to accept cookies, beacons and third-party advertising. Cosgrove Meurer Productions, Inc. assumes no responsibility for third-party ads.

ARTICLE 1. Personalization
1.1 We may use the contact information you give us to better tailor your Website experience to your interests, and to send you information about Cosgrove Meurer Productions, Inc. and its services as well as promotional material on behalf of some of our partners. We may use other information that you provide to us to show you content in which you may be interested and to display the content according to your preferences. We will also share this information within Cosgrove Meurer Productions, Inc. in order to enhance your experience on this and other Cosgrove Meurer Productions, Inc. Websites.
1.2 In addition, we may share this information with advertisers or other third parties that are not part of the Cosgrove Meurer Productions, Inc. family on an aggregate or other basis that does not disclose your identity or contact information.

ARTICLE 2. Online Surveys/Contests
2.1 From time to time, we may conduct online surveys and contests. These may ask you for contact information (like name or email address) and demographic information (like zip code or age).
2.2 We may use this contact information from our surveys and contests to provide you with information about our company and promotional material on behalf of some of our partners, and to contact you when necessary.

ARTICLE 3. Shopping/Commercial Services
3.1 This Website may offer shopping services, which may be offered by us or by a firm that operates a store under contract with us. If our Website offers shopping or other commercial services, you will use a customer order form to request information, products, and services. The order form will ask you to give us contact information (like name or email address), financial information (like account or credit card numbers), and demographic information (like zip code or age).

3.2 We will use the financial information that you provide to bill you for products and services. By giving our Website your credit card and related personal information, you are authorizing our store to give that information to the merchant and credit card company in order to confirm and fulfill your order.

3.3 We will use contact information from the order form to fulfill your orders. We may also use contact data to get in touch with you when necessary. We will not otherwise use or distribute your financial information without your prior approval.

ARTICLE 4. Public forums
4.1 This Website may make available chat rooms, blogs, forums, message boards, and news groups. Please remember that any information that you disclose in these areas becomes public information and you should exercise caution when deciding to disclose your personal information. Information disclosed by you or by others enters the public domain and may be freely used by any other persons or entities using the site.

ARTICLE 5. Information Sharing With Third Parties
5.1 From time to time we may enter into a special relationship with another company that is not owned by Cosgrove Meurer Productions, Inc. to provide additional features at this Website. These special relationships may include “powered by” partners, business partners, sponsors, and co-branded sites (referred to here as “co-branded pages”). These might include, for example, pages that share our name and that of another entity. You should look for a specific privacy statement on any such co-branded page. Any personal information that you provide when signing up at one of those co-branded pages may be shared with our third party partner. You should also check our partner’s website for information regarding its privacy policies.

5.2 Also, the nature of some features of our Website may require that we share personal information about you with persons or companies outside of Cosgrove Meurer Productions, Inc. For example, this may occur at a feature that enables you, via our Website, to ask questions of persons or entities that are not part of Cosgrove Meurer Productions, Inc. By responding to those features of the site, whether by email or direct entry of information on our Website, you are consenting to our transferring that information to such persons or entities.

5.3 With respect to specific registration modules, like contests, we may disclose personal information collected, and we may post a conspicuous statement on the registration module to the effect that we will be disclosing the information collected with third parties.

5.4 Finally, we may share any of the information collected from you with these other non- Cosgrove Meurer Productions, Inc companies in an aggregate basis. The aggregated information is not linked to any information that can identify you.

ARTICLE 6. IP Address and Log Files
6.1 We may use your IP address to administer our Website, to help diagnose problems with our server, to analyze trends, to track users’ webpage movements, to help identify you and your shopping cart, and to gather broad demographic information for aggregate use.

ARTICLE 7. Cookies
7.1 This Website may use a standard technology called a “cookie” to collect information about how you use the Website. Cookies reside on your computer and help our Website to recognize your computer’s browser as a previous visitor. This information allows us to customize delivery of information. For example, our Website may use cookies to save and remember registration information or preferences that you may have set while browsing the Website, to keep track of your shopping cart, to ensure you don’t see the same ad content repeatedly, to deliver content specific to your interests, and to save your password so you do not have to re-enter it each time you visit our site. We use cookies only to gather information as indicated in this policy.

7.2 In addition, on occasion our site may also set a “session cookie” which helps us administer the Website. The session cookie expires when you close your browser and does not retain any information about you after it expires.

7.3 Finally, we may also use an ad network provider to help present advertisements on this and other Cosgrove Meurer Productions, Inc. websites. This ad network provider, like other advertising service vendors, uses cookies, web beacons, or similar technologies on the hard drive of your computer to serve you advertisements tailored to interests you have shown by browsing on this and other sites you have visited, and to determine whether you have seen a particular advertisement before and to avoid sending you duplicate advertisements. In doing so, the provider collects non-personal data such as your browser type, your operating system, web pages visited, time of visits, content viewed, ads viewed, and other clickstream data. The use of cookies, web beacons, or similar technologies by these ad network providers is subject to their own privacy policies, not ours, and Cosgrove Meurer Productions, Inc. assumes no responsibility for the collection or use of such information.

ARTICLE 8. Banner Advertising
8.1 We have contracted with an ad-service to place banner advertising on our Website. All of the data provided and generated by the ad-server software remains in our possession. This feature of our Website may, on occasion, set “cookies” on your computer. Any information collected or stored by the ad-service or the cookies is treated in the same manner as other information described in this statement.

ARTICLE 9. Children’s Personal Information
9.1 Consistent with the Children’s Online Privacy Protection Act:

9.1.1 This site does NOT collect, use, or disclose personal information (including online contact information) of children under the age of thirteen (13).

9.1.2 In the event that a child under the age of 13 attempts to register on our site, we will NOT accept the registration and will delete information received from the child.

9.1.3 In the event that a child posts personal information in a public forum such as a chat room, we will attempt to delete that information once we become aware of it.

ARTICLE 10. Security of Your Personal Information
10.1 Cosgrove Meurer Productions, Inc. employs reasonable security measures consistent with standard industry practice, for information collected through this Website. We believe that we have adequate security measures in place in our physical facilities to protect against the loss, misuse, or alteration of the information we collect on our Website. We also use internal protections to limit access to users’ personal information to only those employees who need the information to perform a specific job.

ARTICLE 11. Sale or Merger
11.1 If this Website is sold to, or merges with, another company not owned by Cosgrove Meurer Productions, Inc., you should expect that some or all of the information collected from this Website may be transferred to the buyer/surviving company. If so, CMP will seek to obligate the acquiring company to use any personal information transferred by this Website in a manner consistent with this statement, but cannot guarantee that it will be able to impose that requirement or that the acquiring company will comply.

ARTICLE 12. Legal Process
12.1 You should be aware that Cosgrove Meurer Productions, Inc. may be required to disclose your personal information to the government or third parties under certain circumstances, such as in court or regulatory proceedings.

ARTICLE 13.  Contacting the Website

13.1        If you have any questions about this Privacy Statement, the practices of this Website, or your dealings with this Website, please contact us at: unsolved@unsolved.com.

ARTICLE 14.  general information

14.1        Choice of Law:  This Agreement and the Additional Terms shall be governed by, construed and enforced in accordance with the laws of the State of California , as it is applied to agreements entered into and to be performed entirely within such state, without regard to conflict of law principles.

14.2        Choice of Forum:  You agree that any cause of action you or Cosgrove Meurer Productions, Inc. brings to enforce this Agreement and/or the Additional Terms, or in connection with any matters related to this Website and/or the Privacy Statement, shall be submitted to arbitration in the County of Los Angeles, State of California, United States of America in accordance with the commercial rules and regulations of the American Arbitration Association then in effect (as amended herein), provided that said arbitration shall be heard before a single arbitrator, who shall be a retired judge, selected pursuant to such rules and regulations, and shall be conducted on an expedited basis and in confidence. The arbitrator’s decision shall be controlled by the terms and conditions of this agreement and any other agreements I may enter into with you, and shall be final and binding, and shall provide for each party to bear its own costs of arbitration and attorneys’ fees.  Each party expressly waives any right to a jury.  Judgment upon the award of the arbitrator may be entered or enforced in any court of competent jurisdiction. 

14.4        If any provision of this Agreement, or the application thereof to any person or circumstances, is held invalid or for any reason unenforceable then such provision shall be deemed superseded by a valid, enforceable provision that matches, as closely as possible, the original provision, and the other provisions of this Agreement shall remain in full force and effect.  The failure of either party to insist upon strict performance of any provision of this Agreement shall not be construed as a waiver of any provision or right.  Unless expressly provided otherwise, this Agreement is the entire agreement between you and Cosgrove Meurer Productions, Inc. with respect to the use of this Website and shall not be modified except in writing, signed by an authorized representative of Cosgrove Meurer Productions, Inc.

ARTICLE 15.  European Union and Other Foreign Nations

15.1        This Website is governed by and operated in accordance with the laws of United States of America and is intended for enjoyment of residents of the United States.  Cosgrove Meurer Productions, Inc. makes no representation that this Website is governed by or operated in accordance with the laws of other nations.  By using this Website and submitting any personal information, visitors from outside of the United States acknowledge this Website is subject to U.S. law, consent to the transfer of personal data to the U.S., and waive any claims that may arise under their own national laws.