Details of Disappearance Michael disappeared from Miami, Florida on August 31, 2008. Authorities believe he was abducted by his non-custodial mother, Maria Belen Francesconi. A felony warrant for international parental kidnapping was issued for her on June 25, 2013.
A photo of Francesconi is posted with this case summary. Her date of birth is July 9, 1984, making her 24 years old at the time of Michael's abduction. She's described as Caucasian, 5'5 and 110 pounds, with brown hair and blue eyes.
Michael and his mother may be in Argentina. His father has applied for his return to the United States under the terms of the Hague Convention on the Civil Aspects of International Child Abduction.
- Federal Bureau of Investigation
- Miami, Florida Office
Updated 6 times since October 12, 2004. Last updated September 2, 2015; picture added.