MIAMI _ Rilya Wilson's former caretakers have been tormented by police, badgered by investigators and are now jailed with unreasonably high bonds for simple fraud charges, their attorneys said Thursday.
Geralyn and Pamela Graham, who claim to be half-sisters, were charged Wednesday with stealing about $14,257 in food stamps and welfare payments and have been unable to post bond. Geralyn Graham's son and daughter were also arrested, although her daughter has been released.
The Grahams' attorneys argued unsuccessfully in court Thursday for their bonds to be reduced, saying the amounts were set ridiculously high in order to keep them locked up and compel them to reveal what they don't know about the missing 6-year-old's disappearance.
"The police have done nothing but harass these people," said Pamela Graham's attorney Jordan Fisher. "This case isn't about fraud, it's about Rilya Wilson."
Law enforcement authorities have denied …