FIDEL NIKBAKHT ACOSTA – CASE RESTRICTED
FIDEL NIKBAKHT ACOSTA
Fidel’s case has been restricted and since removed from the NCMEC database. Thank you to all who followed his case.
**** What a restricted case means. ****
A restricted case can mean any one of several things. It can mean the children have been recovered, or the case has been solved, however it is not press ready at the time. Classifying it as restricted gives the authorities and professionals time to evaluate the children, without any influence, to determine exactly how they were living and their current needs – do they need any medical treatment, counseling, drug rehab, etc. Also, during the evaluation time the professionals and authorities should be able to determine if any additional charges should be filed against the abductor(s) or anyone else. A final determination of custody will be made (vast majority enforces orders made after the abduction), and the children will then be returned to their rightful home. A restricted case can also mean that the case is being updated. When this is the case, a new poster will be issued for the children and the case will be reclassified. This generally happens within a day or two. LTWH’s policy is to wait 7 days before reclassifying a case, therefore we avoid changing the status of a case if an update is all that is happening. Lastly, a restricted case may mean that the publicity of the case has been ceased. When this happens, the public is given very little information.
**** Please note that when a case is classified as restricted, we move the case to our recovered archives.****
Fidel Nikbakht Acosta
Date of Birth: January 26, 2008
Biracial (Hispanic/White) Male of Iranian Descent
Height: 1’6” Weight: 23 lbs
Hair: Brown Eyes: Black
Missing: February 8, 2009 From: San Jose, CA
Distinguishing Features: Scar on his left knee.
Fidel may be in the company of his mother, Claudia Acosta-Mendez. They are believed to be in Tampico, Mexico.
Date of Birth: April 29, 1975
Height: 5’5” Weight: 150 lbs
Hair: Brown Eyes: Brown
If you have any information regarding the disappearance of Fidel Nikbakt Acosta, please immediately contact the Santa Clara County District Attorney’s Office at:
The National Center For Missing & Exploited Children at: