Contact Members/Sign Up Reg Form

YouTuber Giving Parenting Advice Faces 60 Years for Child Abuse

 

Ruby Franke, a former YouTube vlogger known for dispensing parenting advice to millions, has been sentenced to up to 60 years in prison following her guilty plea to child abuse charges. The sentencing, delivered by Judge Richard Christofferson, includes four consecutive terms ranging from one to 15 years. Franke, a mother of six, broke down in tears during her court address.

Franke's guilty plea in December pertained to four counts of child abuse, involving severe mistreatment of two of her children aged nine and 11 at the time. Allegations include psychological manipulation, food deprivation, and isolation, creating living conditions prosecutors likened to a "concentration camp." Franke's former business partner, Jodi Hildebrandt, who was implicated in the abuse, received an identical sentence.

Utah prosecutor Eric Clarke detailed the disturbing conditions, noting that the children were regularly denied basic necessities like food, water, beds, and most forms of entertainment. Franke apologized to her children in court, expressing disorientation and a belief in a distorted reality where darkness was light and right was wrong.

Franke's worldview, as revealed in court, included a belief in an evil world filled with controlling cops, injurious hospitals, brainwashing government agencies, lying and lustful church leaders, husbands refusing protection, and children requiring abuse. This warped perspective, she claimed, led her to participate in the mistreatment.

The legal proceedings trace back to an incident in August 2023, when Franke and Hildebrandt were arrested after Franke's undernourished 12-year-old son escaped through a window at Hildebrandt's residence in Ivins, Utah. Seeking help from a neighbor, the child disclosed the harsh conditions, including being restrained with a rope and sustaining lacerations. The case sheds light on a distressing instance of child abuse within the realm of a once-trusted online influencer

Feb. 21, 2024 1:32 p.m. 2233

#breakingnews #worldnews #headlines #topstories #globalUpdate #dxbnewsnetwork #dxbnews #dxbdnn #dxbnewsnetworkdnn #RubyFranke #ChildAbuseCase #ParentingAdvice #YouTubeVlogger #LegalJustice #PrisonSentence #ChildProtection #AbuseAwareness #JusticeForChildren #SocialMediaInfluence #ParentingResponsibility #OnlineInfluencer #JodiHildebrandt #ChildSafety #LegalProceedings #DisturbingRevelations

About 30 US cruise ship passengers mysteriously become ill with diarrhea.

global news / world news
April 17, 2024 4:33 p.m. 324

US cruise ship passengers fall ill with mysterious diarrhea....Read More.

Sharjah extends remote work until Thursday, April 18.

uae news / uae-national
April 17, 2024 5:30 p.m. 316

Sharjah government extends remote work for its entities, ensuring safety amid current conditions...Read More.

Sharjah extends remote work until Thursday, April 18.

Sharjah government extends remote work for its entities, ensuring safety amid current conditions

SRK Makes Fan's Dream Come True: Yashasvi Jaiswal Meets Shah Rukh Khan

Yashasvi Jaiswal's wish to meet Shah Rukh Khan after the Royals' win was granted by the KKR co-owner, fulfilling his dream.

Kriti Sanon Radiates as a New Bride in Stunning Sindoori Red Lehenga

Kriti Sanon Stuns in Sindoori Red Lehenga from Manish Malhotra's Kashi Show, Exudes Bridal Charm

Unstable weather in UAE: Here are the updates.

Unstable weather expected to persist until Wednesday evening, as per NCM forecasts.

Japan achieves record monthly tourism numbers with a surge in visitors from India, Germany, and Taiwan

In March, Japan welcomed over 3 million tourists, a record high, with significant numbers arriving from India and the US.

Rain deluge strands Dubai residents in offices for over 30 hours.

Dubai chaos: Residents trapped in offices for over 30 hours due to rain deluge.

Stock market to BSE, NSE closed today for Ram Navami.

BSE, NSE closed today, April 17, for Ram Navami celebrations.

'Surya Tilak' adorns Ram Lalla's forehead at Ayodhya Temple on Ram Navami, radiating divine significance

On Ram Navami, 'Surya Tilak' graces Lord Ram Lalla's forehead at Ayodhya Temple, symbolizing divine radiance.

Biden aims for increased tariffs on Chinese steel to appeal to union voters

Biden pushes for elevated tariffs on Chinese steel while wooing union voters

Dubai Man's All-Night Rescue: Pregnant Nurse, Elderly, Tourists

Assistance in Dubai floods: Pregnant nurse, elderly, tourists aided.

Banks expect Q4 NIM to dip due to liquidity constraints

Adjusted systemic loan growth is expected to slow to 15–15.5% YoY from 17-18% YoY, as per RBI trend and progress data for FY23.

Alia Bhatt rocks 'Gangubai wala safed' cargo pants, chikankari shirt, and a cool hat to beat the summer heat

Alia Bhatt's stylish summer outfit combines comfort and trendiness with an all-white ensemble featuring a chic chikankari shirt paired with cargo pants.

Get In Touch

3001E, 30 Floor, Aspin Commercial Tower, Sheikh Zayed Road, Dubai, UAE

+971 56 450 3476

info@dxbnewsnetwork.com

LAUNCH OF DNN
Follow Us

© DNN. All Rights Reserved.