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Images: Facebook viaDaily Mail /YouTube/ABC News
Images: Facebook via Daily Mail / YouTube/ABC News

Like many families, the Matneys worked hard to provide for their daughter. In fact, they even employed a nanny to look after their baby while they were at work. However, after secretly installing a camera to monitor the caregiver, the parents realized that they had made a terrible mistake.

Image: Facebook/Chris Matney
Image: Facebook/Chris Matney

In 2011 Whitney Matney and her husband Chris welcomed their first child, a daughter named Raylee. The young family lived in Springdale, Arkansas, where Whitney attended law school. So, being such a busy family, the Matneys knew they would need help raising their young child.

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Image: YouTube/ABC News
Image: YouTube/ABC News

Therefore, the couple began searching for a nanny shortly before Raylee’s first birthday in October 2012. Initially, Matney posted about the opportunity on her Facebook page. And that’s when her former classmate Melissa Medema got in touch to say that she’d be interested in looking after the child.

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