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This is one of the most horrific things I've heard in a while


A woman and four accomplices in Philadelphia were charged with imprisoning mentally challenged adults (one was chained to the hot water heater in the basement) in order to collect their Social Security checks.

The suspects "confin them like 'zoo animals,' forcing some into prostitution and causing the deaths of two victims through abuse and neglect, federal prosecutors said Wednesday."

Here's the article on Huffington Post.

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